15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness & Palm Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online attractions planner .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in February, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then kick back and relax at Moffat Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get lost in a book at State Library Of Queensland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairns in February, with highs in Brisbane at 33°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
State Library Of Queensland ©
State Library Of Queensland

1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 8th (Fri), play a few rounds at Kooyonga Golf Club and then kick back and relax at West Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Adelaide takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Adelaide. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Outdoors, #Golf, #Parks
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West Beach ©
West Beach
Kooyonga Golf Club ©
Kooyonga Golf Club

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at Sandridge Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and stroll through St. Kilda Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in February, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip builder .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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