16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Bondi
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
4
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: Hong Kong

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, stroll through Manly Beach, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary planner.

Hong Kong, China to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, subway, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Hong Kong Time (HKT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. In March in Sydney, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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 29th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

Plan my day in Gold Coast using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Bondi.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

few
hours
Bondi

Bondi
To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bondi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gold Coast to Bondi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You will leave for Sydney on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Bondi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Zoo, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, then take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Sydney is very close to Bondi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Art Gallery of New South Wales ©
Art Gallery of New South Wales

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the striking features of Old Safety Deposit Building, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne sightseeing app .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In April, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Nature Parks
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

1
night
Melbourne

On the 6th (Sat), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne visit planner .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

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