15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  29​h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
2
Leura
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Belgrade

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Michael Seebeck Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Doongal Aboriginal Art, view the masterpieces at Underart Gallery, then get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, and finally browse the exhibits of Village Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Cairns is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 9 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Belgrade in February: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Leura.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Village Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Lost Bear Gallery, view the masterpieces at Gallery One88, then take in the exciting artwork at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Katoomba Antique Centre, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls. On the next day, stop by Teddy Sinclair, then take in the exciting artwork at Falls Gallery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Leura Mall.

Before you visit Leura, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Cairns to Leura in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, Leura is slightly colder than Cairns - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Falls Gallery
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Teddy Sinclair ©
Teddy Sinclair
Katoomba Antique Centre ©
Katoomba Antique Centre
Lost Bear Gallery ©
Lost Bear Gallery

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB). There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip builder .

You can drive from Leura to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Queen Victoria Building ©
Queen Victoria Building

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.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Emporium Melbourne. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, buy something for everyone on your list at Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre, and get a taste of the local shopping with The White Room Interiors.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne planner .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Tours
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines
Royal Arcade ©
Royal Arcade

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