18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 5 nights
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Surfers Paradise
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Melbourne

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.
Head to Melbourne Central and Federation Squarefor plenty of shopping. Melbourne Museum and Australian Sports Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Melbourne Museum
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Sydney

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Altmann + Cherny - Australian Opalsfor plenty of shopping. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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Bondi Beach
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The Rocks
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Brisbane

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queensland Art Gallery and Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane attractions planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise ©

Capital of the Gold Coast

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
On the 16th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, then meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Surfers Paradise sightseeing site.

Getting from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Surfers Paradise are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

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