15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Durban

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visit Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol for their historical value. Head to Melbourne Central and The Junk Companyfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and stroll through Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip maker .

Durban, South Africa to Melbourne is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Durban in June, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Canberra.

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

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then engage your brain at Questacon.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Canberra tour itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Canberra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Leura.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

2
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, then explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then stop by Moontree, and finally browse the different shops at Leura Mall. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, browse the exhibits of Lost Bear Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Katoomba Antique Centre, then view the masterpieces at Falls Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Gallery One88.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Leura trip planner .

Drive from Canberra to Leura in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Leura: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, The National Pass, Falls Gallery, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Lost Bear Gallery ©
Lost Bear Gallery
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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 Australian National Maritime Museum. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Sydney Fish Market, see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney visit planner.

Getting from Leura to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Leura in June since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive 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

1
night
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 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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day
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 21st (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and then get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Perth takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in Perth sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
The Nostalgia Box Museum ©
The Nostalgia Box Museum

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