21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Coimbatore
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Coimbatore

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Torquay to see The Great Ocean Road about 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 9th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne route planner.

Coimbatore, India to Melbourne is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Coimbatore to Melbourne. Traveling from Coimbatore in May, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines & Primo Estate). Dedicate the 10th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide route planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, The Cedars
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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.
Take a break from Brisbane with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Brisbane journey planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Brisbane in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide in May, you will find days in Brisbane are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

7
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find ratings and tourist information, use the Sydney online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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