15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Port Moresby
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Footscray
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Mornington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Port Moresby

2
nights
Footscray

Footscray ©
Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo and then pick up some local products at Jeff Jones Plants and Produce.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Footscray trip planner .

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to Footscray is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Port Moresby in April, you will find days in Footscray are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Mornington.

Things to do in Footscray

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Jeff Jones Plants and Produce, Scienceworks, Newport Lakes Reserve, Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Sun Bookshop
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
Jeff Jones Plants and Produce ©
Jeff Jones Plants and Produce

2
nights
Mornington

Mornington ©
Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located 57km south of Melbourne's central business district. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arthurs Seat State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mornington road trip planning website .

Getting from Footscray to Mornington by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Mornington sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Mornington

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arthurs Seat State Park, Tyabb Packing House Antiques, Marion Rosetzky Gallery, Quealy Winemakers
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Arthurs Seat State Park ©
Arthurs Seat State Park
Marion Rosetzky Gallery ©
Marion Rosetzky Gallery
Tyabb Packing House Antiques ©
Tyabb Packing House Antiques

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Escape the urban bustle at Royal Botanic Gardens and Catani Gardens. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and Carlton BrewHouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Yea Winery Cidery and Brewery (in Yea), Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden (in Marysville) and Seville Hill Winery (in Seville). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, shop like a local with Collins St/Swanston St, learn about winemaking at Helen's Hill Estate, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mornington to Melbourne in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Four Pillars Distillery, Seville Hill Winery, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Carlton BrewHouse, Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Carlton BrewHouse ©
Carlton BrewHouse

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maria Island National Park and Seven Mile Beach. Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Three Capes Track. Explore Hobart's surroundings by going to Nonesuch Distillery (in Sorell) and Tessellated Pavement (in Eaglehawk Neck). The adventure continues: take in the views from Richmond Bridge and stop by The Wicked Cheese Co..

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Richmond, Seven Mile Beach, Maria Island National Park, Tessellated Pavement, Nonesuch Distillery
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Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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.
To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane journey builder site .

Fly from Hobart to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in April, expect Brisbane to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
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