15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  11​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Newcastle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Singapore


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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 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online sightseeing planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Brisbane is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Brisbane reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Newcastle.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

2
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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Norah Head Lighthouse, then do a tasting at Ivanhoe Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Waverley Estate.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Newcastle itinerary site .

Fly from Brisbane to Newcastle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in December, Newcastle is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Newcastle

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Tomaree Head, Norah Head Lighthouse
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Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Rocks and Jason Ree. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sydney route planner.

Getting from Newcastle to Sydney by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

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

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the galleries of Richmond Gaol, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hobart road trip website .

Fly from Sydney to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Museum of Old and New Art, Richmond Gaol
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Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 9th (Mon), do a tasting at Bell & Gong, then contemplate the long history of Woolmers Estate, and then identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Launceston road trip app .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Launceston, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Wildlife Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Longford
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Launceston to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in December, expect Melbourne to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum and then admire the natural beauty at The Cedars.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Adelaide sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Cedars
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Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

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