18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Mount Buller
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Newhaven
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Brighton
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Opal Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Birrunga Gallery & Dining.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brisbane is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Brisbane at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Do your shopping at Brett Whiteley Studio and Sydney Fish Market. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at The Rocks Discovery Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Sydney journey planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Mount Buller

Mount Buller ©
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Mount Stirling and then fly down the slopes at Mt Buller.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Mount Buller trip itinerary maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Mount Buller. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mt Buller ©
Mt Buller
Mount Stirling ©
Mount Stirling

2
nights
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 1st (Sun), head off the coast to Churchill Island, brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Head underground at Forrest Caves, then do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, and finally browse the exhibits of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with The Nobbies, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Newhaven online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Buller to Newhaven takes 4.5 hours. In October in Newhaven, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brighton.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Ventnor, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
Highlights from your plan
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

2
nights
Brighton

Brighton ©
On the 3rd (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, then admire the natural beauty at Rippon Lea Estate, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Holocaust Centre, explore the different monuments and memorials at Historic St Andrew's Anglican Church, view the masterpieces at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, then kick back and relax at Frankston Beach, and finally walk around Kevin Hayes Reserve Fenced Dog Park.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brighton trip planner.

Getting from Newhaven to Brighton by car takes about 2 hours. November in Brighton sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Elsternwick, Frankston Beach, Chadstone - The Fashion Capital, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Kevin Hayes Reserve Fenced Dog Park
Highlights from your plan
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Jewish Holocaust Centre ©
Jewish Holocaust Centre
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park ©
McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Half Moon Bay and Port Melbourne Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Museum and Buxton Contemporary. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, take a stroll around Federation Square, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool.

Melbourne is just a short distance from Brighton. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Australian Print Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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