16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  36​h
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Tampa

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, then learn about winemaking at Tyler's Vineyard, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Western Australian Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries, then see the interesting displays at Scitech, and finally explore the world behind art at The Sacred India Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planning tool .

Tampa, USA to Perth is an approximately 36-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Tampa to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in July, expect Perth to be colder, temps between 65°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Tyler's Vineyard, Cottesloe Beach, The Sacred India Gallery
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Art Gallery of Western Australia ©
Art Gallery of Western Australia
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries
WA Maritime Museum ©
WA Maritime Museum

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Central are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, wander the streets of Melbourne Laneways, and hunt for treasures at Degraves Street.

Plan trip to Melbourne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Melbourne is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in July, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 56°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Neighborhoods Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Darling Harbour and Art Gallery of New South Wales. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum in Faulconbridge, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, view the masterpieces at Gannon House Gallery, and explore the world behind art at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then explore the world behind art at GOMA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach, then kick back and relax at Dicky Beach, and then take a stroll through West End.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Gallery of Modern Art ©
Gallery of Modern Art

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