16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens and Eureka Skydeck. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Melbourne online road trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Sydney Harbour Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, wander the streets of The Rocks, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Sydney in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Warner Bros. Movie World. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, play a few rounds at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and find something for the whole family at Dreamworld.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast driving holiday planner.

Drive from Sydney to Gold Coast in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

3
nights
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.
Attractions like South Bank Parklands and Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 3rd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, and have some family-friendly fun at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Brisbane online route planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

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.