16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Port Moresby
Fly:  4​h
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Arthurs Seat
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Port Moresby

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art on Cairncross and Queensland Art Gallery. Chenrezig Institute and Victoria Bridge Abutment will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise) and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre (in Broadbeach). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and take a stroll through Queen Street Mall.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brisbane vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea to Brisbane is an approximately 4-hour flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Port Moresby in April; daily highs in Brisbane reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Chenrezig Institute, Art on Cairncross
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Chenrezig Institute ©
Chenrezig Institute
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

7
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. Museum-lovers will get to explore Melbourne Museum and Immigration Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street, and stop by Readings Book Shop.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, Melbourne is slightly colder than Brisbane - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, Sovereign Hill
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

1
night
Arthurs Seat

Arthurs Seat ©
Arthurs Seat is a hill and locality on the Mornington Peninsula, within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, about 75 km south east of Melbourne, Australia. For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Arthurs Seat trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melbourne to Arthurs Seat. In April, daytime highs in Arthurs Seat are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rye Beach, Cape Schanck Lighthouse, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
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The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bellerive Beach. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wellington, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart trip builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Arthurs Seat to Hobart. April in Hobart sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellerive Beach, Seven Mile Beach, Museum of Old and New Art
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

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