15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

Plan trip to Perth with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Perth is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to Perth is 1 hour. Traveling from Jakarta in October, you will find days in Perth are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have fun at South Bank Parklands, take in the views from Victoria Bridge Abutment, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane visit planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Brisbane by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Brisbane is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dicky Beach
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

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Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

4
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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