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

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 9th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park, then do a tasting at Talijancich Wines, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

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Jakarta, Indonesia to Perth is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) 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 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bells Rapids Park, Talijancich Wines, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.

Before you visit Adelaide, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Perth to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

Plan my day in Brisbane using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Adelaide to Brisbane in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Adelaide in October, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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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 14th (Sun): find something for the whole family 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 15th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, stroll through Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip planner .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
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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, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and stroll through Bondi Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney journey planning tool .

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
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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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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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