15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Ventnor
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Ventnor
— 1 night
Drive
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly

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Sydney

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney planner.

Atlanta, USA to Sydney is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Sydney is 15 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in June, with highs in Sydney at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
night
Ventnor

Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, Head underground at Forrest Caves, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ventnor travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Ventnor with the Route module. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Ventnor hover around 57°F and lows are around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ventnor

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wineries

Side Trips

3
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Melbourne

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and get your game on at Cat Cafe Melbourne.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder website.

Getting from Ventnor to Melbourne by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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nights
Gold Coast

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 17th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park and then take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get a bit warmer in Gold Coast: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

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Brisbane

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take an in-depth tour of MacArthur Museum Brisbane, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Brisbane sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.

Phillip Island travel guide

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Wildlife Areas · Islands · Zoos
A rocky outcrop set against the charming backdrop of the Westernport Bay, Phillip Island boasts sandy beaches and scenic hillsides. Important preservation areas exist on the island, serving as home to a variety of species, such as wallabies, kangaroos, and seals. Surfing is a popular activity, with the area’s waves and breakers being renowned as among the most reliable in the country.