15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
bus + Fly:  10​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

2
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, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Melbourne is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Jakarta in September, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). Dedicate the 21st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hahndorf
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Warner Bros. Movie World in Oxenford (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

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

You can fly from Adelaide to Brisbane in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in September: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

5
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: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September in Sydney, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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