15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Port Moresby
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mornington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Footscray
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Port Moresby

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.
Attractions like Melbourne Museum and Melbourne Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Appreciate the collections at Art Gallery of Ballarat and National Gallery of Victoria. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, wander the streets of Degraves Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Melbourne online driving holiday planner .

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to Melbourne is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Port Moresby in April: highs in Melbourne hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Mornington.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Art Gallery of Ballarat
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Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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Mornington

Mornington ©
Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located 57km south of Melbourne's central business district. Family-friendly places like Bells Beach and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Werribee Open Range Zoo and The Enchanted Adventure Garden. When in Mornington, make a side trip to see Merricks General Store in Merricks, approximately 32 minutes away.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mornington trip planner .

Drive from Melbourne to Mornington in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Mornington are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Footscray.

Things to do in Mornington

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Merricks General Store, Bells Beach
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Mornington Racecourse ©
Mornington Racecourse
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

1
night
Footscray

Footscray ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Footscray Community Arts Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Footscray tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mornington to Footscray in 1.5 hours. In April in Footscray, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Footscray

Shopping
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Footscray Community Arts Centre ©
Footscray Community Arts Centre

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nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Richmond Gaol are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Seven Mile Beach and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kelly's Steps, pause for some serene contemplation at Hobart Full Gospel Central Church, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hobart trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Footscray to Hobart. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Derwent Estate
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre or Robina Town Shopping Centre. Step off the beaten path and head to Burleigh Head National Park and Kings Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: SkyPoint Climb (in Surfers Paradise) and Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

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Getting from Hobart to Brisbane by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Caloundra, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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