15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  16​h
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Pune

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 out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 16th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach and learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary builder website .

Pune, India to Cairns is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to Cairns, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. There's much more to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, head outdoors with Sydney Jet, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip maker app .

Getting from Cairns to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, Sydney is a bit cooler than Cairns - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Museums Parks
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Victoria and National Sports Museum. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and make a trip to Kirra Galleries.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
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 26th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, then see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval, and finally admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at McLaren Vale III Associates, then learn about winemaking at Primo Estate, then learn about winemaking at Fox Creek Wines, and finally explore and take pictures at The Cedars.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Adelaide are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, The Cedars
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

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 28th (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Perth tour itinerary builder app .

Fly from Adelaide to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Adelaide, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden

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