19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Surfers Paradise
— 3 nights

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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.
Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Readings Book Shop and Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and stop by The Junk Company.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne journey maker app.

Karachi, Pakistan to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Karachi to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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Neighborhood
Melbourne Central
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

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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 Giuliansfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Manly Beach. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Must see
Darling Harbour
4.5
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Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and The Brisbane River. Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, and admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Water Body
The Brisbane River
4.6

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Surfers Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach. Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Robina Town Centrefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Surfers Paradise with an excursion to Coolangatta Beach in Coolangatta--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Harbour Town Premium Outlets, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Surfers Paradise vacation planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

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