15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne driving holiday planner.

Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Powerhouse Museum. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, get interesting insight from Tours, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney holiday maker website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in April since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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 25th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Moffat Beach and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

Plan trip to Brisbane with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Brisbane are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Spend the 29th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in April, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 30th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns travel planning site .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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