15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27 h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Berlin

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take a stroll through Degraves Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker tool .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Melbourne are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, contemplate the long history of Cascade Brewery, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Hobart takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hobart: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

2
nights
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 7th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, learn about winemaking at Between the Vines Cellar Door, then do a tasting at Ashton Hills Vineyard, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, do a tasting at Deviation Road Winery, and then shop like a local with North Terrace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide day trip planning website .

Fly from Hobart to Adelaide in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Hobart in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Adelaide: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Longwood, Ashton Hills Vineyard, Henley Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Floriade and Lake Burley Griffin. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of Australia. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, view the masterpieces at Canberra School of Art Gallery, engage your brain at Questacon, and examine the collection at Old Parliament House.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Canberra route app .

Getting from Adelaide to Canberra by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Canberra when traveling from Adelaide in October, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Step out of Sydney to go to Manly and see Shelly Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, steep yourself in history at Elizabeth Bay House, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sydney online tour builder .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in October, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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