16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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.
Pack the 3rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Sea World Theme Park. Pack the 5th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach and get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast sightseeing planner.

Mumbai, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Gold Coast due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mumbai, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

5
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 13th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to The Rattler Pole.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne visit planning tool .

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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Augustus, and then take in the waterfront at The Fascine. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and finally explore and take pictures at Carnarvon Speedway.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Carnarvon online itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Melbourne to Carnarvon with the Route module. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Carnarvon reach 38°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Speedway ©
Carnarvon Speedway
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct

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