16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  13​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + shuttle + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Bangkok


3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas & Wellness and Lake Daylesford. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Eastern Beach Reserve (in Geelong), Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat) and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip builder app .

Bangkok, Thailand to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in September, expect Melbourne to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Daylesford, Ballarat Wildlife Park, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Spas & Wellness
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port Campbell: Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay), Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve (in Warrnambool) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, and look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Port Campbell travel planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Port Campbell in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Warrnambool, Cape Otway Lightstation, Mait's Rest
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Shelly Beach and Speed Boats Tours. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney route app .

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Sydney in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kings Beach and Eagle Street Pier. Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Kurrawa Beach in Broadbeach--about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and snap pictures at Story Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Brisbane trip website .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Kings Beach
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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