17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  15​h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
4
Adelaide
— 1 night
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Kids will enjoy Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Moffat Beach. And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, kick back and relax at Dicky Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip itinerary maker website .

Bengaluru, India to Brisbane is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Brisbane, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

4
nights
Gold Coast

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.
Attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Surfer's Paradise Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mirage, stroll through Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, and cool off at Dreamworld.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast tour website .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld

4
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 Australian National Maritime Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and stroll through Coogee Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary app .

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and then make a trip to Adelaide Oval.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Adelaide, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

4
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 Old Melbourne Gaol. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Melbourne journey planning site .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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