15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Angaston
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Lucknow

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. Get some historical perspective at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary maker website .

Lucknow, India to Melbourne is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 4 hours. In January, Melbourne is a bit warmer than Lucknow - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, get a taste of the local shopping with Fyshwick Fresh Food Market, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra road trip website .

Fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Canberra are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Angaston.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Shopping
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market ©
Fyshwick Fresh Food Market

1
night
Angaston

Angaston ©
Angaston is a town on the eastern side of the Barossa Valley in South Australia, 77 km northeast of Adelaide. On the 6th (Sun), look for gifts at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, then look for gifts at Barossa Valley Cheese Company, then do a tasting at Thorn-Clarke Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Angaston vacation builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canberra to Angaston. Traveling from Canberra in January, Angaston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Angaston

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Murray Street Vineyards, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop
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Thorn-Clarke Wines ©
Thorn-Clarke Wines
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Maggie Beer's Farm Shop ©
Maggie Beer's Farm Shop

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Angaston to Cairns. Traveling from Angaston in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, examine the collection at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

You can plan Lord Howe Island trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Cairns to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Volle Jewelleryfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, get a taste of the local shopping with Queen Victoria Building (QVB), explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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