13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia visit planner

Make it your trip
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
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Melbourne

— 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. Do your shopping at Federation Square and Royal Arcade. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, take an in-depth tour of Museo Italiano, stop by SpellBox, and take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary planning app.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Sydney

— 4 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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Darling Harbour and Sydney Opera House. Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Gallery. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, view the masterpieces at Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and admire the landmark architecture of Queen Victoria Building.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney day trip planning site.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Gold Coast

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Burleigh Market, then admire the masterpieces at 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, then look for gifts at Japanache, and finally kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online trip builder.

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Birrunga Gallery & Dining, then walk around South Bank Parklands, and then stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Shopping · Museums

Australia travel guide

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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.