15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary builder site .

Bengaluru, India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Surfer's Paradise Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, make a splash at Dreamworld, and browse the different shops at Marina Mirage.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. December in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): stroll through Moffat Beach, enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, and then snap pictures at Victoria Bridge Abutment. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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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 Werribee Open Range Zoo will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in December, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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