15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Seoul

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, then explore the world behind art at GOMA, and then get great views at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery and then see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planning tool .

Seoul, South Korea to Brisbane is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Seoul to Brisbane, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Museums, #Parks
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Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), browse the exhibits of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Govardhana Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, then enjoy the sea views from Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse, and then stroll through Kirra Beach.

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Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, New Govardhana Australia
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New Govardhana Australia ©
New Govardhana Australia
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nan Tien Temple and Palm Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Terrigal Beach in Terrigal (about 1h 10 min away). Spend the 25th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey maker site .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Beach, Nan Tien Temple, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Terrigal Beach
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Hyde Park Barracks Museum ©
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park and RAAF Museum. Get some historical perspective at Fort Nepean and Melbourne Town Hall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail (in Lilydale) and Rye Beach (in Rye).

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planning app .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Rye Beach, RAAF Museum, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Fort Nepean, Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail
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Fort Nepean ©
Fort Nepean
RAAF Museum ©
RAAF Museum
Melbourne Town Hall ©
Melbourne Town Hall

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Rockingham Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through City Beach, then examine the collection at Aviation Heritage Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Aviation Heritage Museum, Rockingham Beach, City Beach, St Patrick's Basilica
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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