15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai


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.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88 will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and stop by Melbourne Watch Company.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in January, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through Clovelly, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary site .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in January, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Warner Bros. Movie World. And it doesn't end there: have fun at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach, and get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner .

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Moffat Beach, Warner Bros. Movie World
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

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.
On the 8th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Cairns. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Adventure Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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