15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: London

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns planning app .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dicky Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Captain Cook Highway. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat 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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Brisbane in April, plan for slightly colder days in Sydney, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Visiting Sandridge Beach and St. Kilda Beach will get you outdoors. Melbourne Museum and Parliament House of Victoria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Melbourne reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Sandridge Beach ©
Sandridge Beach
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park and then do a tasting at National Wine Centre of Australia.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Adelaide travel route builder app .

Fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Adelaide sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park

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