11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Gold Coast
— 5 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast

— 5 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Sea World Theme Park and Surfers Paradise Beach. Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, take a tour by water with Ocean Jet, and take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Gold Coast is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Gold Coast, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in March, with highs in Gold Coast at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Brisbane

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): walk around South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane online travel planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks

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.
Family-friendly places like The Rocks and Bondi to Coogee Walk will thrill your kids. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.