16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Surabaya
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Surabaya

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

You can plan Perth trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Surabaya, Indonesia to Perth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Surabaya to Perth is 1 hour. Traveling from Surabaya in October, expect Perth to be colder, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

2
nights
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and take some stellar pictures from Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip website .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Brisbane takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Perth to Brisbane, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Brisbane, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trip

Dicky Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planning website .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) 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
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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 striking features of Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney attractions planning website .

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 October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, make a trip to Block Arcade, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne road trip planning website .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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