15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Sydney
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Brisbane
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Cairns
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Melbourne
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Sydney

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Paddy's Market, Blue Diamond Tours, The Rocks Markets, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker site.

Pune, India to Sydney is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Sydney is 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to fly to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Brisbane

— 3 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Aria Cruises as well as Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane. It doesn't end there: stroll through Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Cairns

— 3 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kuranda Scenic Railway. Visiting Trinity Beach and Esplanade Boardwalk will get you outdoors.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

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Melbourne

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Great Ocean Road, Queen Victoria Market and Old Melbourne Gaol. It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and shop like a local with Melbourne Central.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online road trip planner.

Fly from Cairns to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairns in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.