16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Seattle

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Taronga Zoo, BridgeClimb, Lets Go Surfing, and other attractions you added.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney driving holiday planner .

Seattle, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in February, things will get warmer in Sydney: highs are around 80°F and lows about 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Outdoors Classes

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Lets Go Surfing
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
BridgeClimb ©
BridgeClimb
BlueBananas Electric Bike Tours ©
BlueBananas Electric Bike Tours
Lets Go Surfing ©
Lets Go Surfing

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added Kayak Melbourne, Eureka Skydeck 88, Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in February since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours ©
Echidna Walkabout - Day Tours
Kayak Melbourne ©
Kayak Melbourne

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tandem Cairns. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cairns travel planning website .

You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Tandem Cairns ©
Tandem Cairns

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo, Walkabout Creek Adventures and Brisbane Bicycle Tours. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Brisbane online vacation builder .

Getting from Cairns to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in February; daily highs in Brisbane reach 83°F and lows reach 70°F. On the 27th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Walkabout Creek Adventures ©
Walkabout Creek Adventures
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

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