15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner

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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Canberra
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Brisbane
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. And it doesn't end there: visit Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary website.

Philadelphia, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Sydney is 15 hours. In March, Sydney is much hotter than Philadelphia - with highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Canberra

— 1 night

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Canberra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Canberra when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Melbourne Gaol and St Thomas Aquinas' Church. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Museo Italiano, examine the collection at HMAS Castlemaine, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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.
Appreciate the collections at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre and Opal Museum. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer, and stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Brisbane reach 78°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games

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.