17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and Balloon Rides. Spend the 17th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, look for gifts at The Junk Company, and stroll through Half Moon Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online attractions planner .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne is 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in March, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

6
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Brett Whiteley Studio. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB)for plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney route maker site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Logan Brae Orchard, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Pulpit Rock Lookout
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, then admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, then examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Moffat Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 28th (Thu), stroll through Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then admire all the interesting features of Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

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Getting from Brisbane to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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