17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23​h
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Manchester

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The House of Honey and Talijancich Wines. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery (in Henley Brook), Entopia Wines (in Baskerville) and Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, admire the masterpieces at The Sacred India Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in March, expect Perth to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Herne Hill, Caversham Wildlife Park, Entopia Wines, Cottesloe Beach, Matilda Bay Reserve
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

3
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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 appreciate Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Degraves Street. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker site .

Getting from Perth to Melbourne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Melbourne. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in March: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Parks
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Victoria Bridge Abutment. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Moffat Beach and then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Brisbane dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

5
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.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney online itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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