18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Hobart
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Perth
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Adelaide
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Sydney

— 4 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Darling Harbour and Anzac Memorial. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Bronte Beach. There's lots more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney attractions planning app.

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. April in Sydney sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Melbourne.

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Melbourne

— 4 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Kilda Beach and Brighton Beach. Visiting Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and St Kilda Pier will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne (in Cranbourne), Our Lady of the Rosary Church (in Kyneton) and Spas (in Daylesford). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Rock Reserve, wander the streets of Degraves Street, and steep yourself in history at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Hobart.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:

Hobart

— 2 nights

Tasmania's Capital City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then learn insider's secrets on Drink Tasmania Premium Tours, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lark Distillery. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, and finally take a tour of May Queen.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Melbourne to Hobart in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Perth.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Perth

— 2 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Fremantle Round House and St. Mary's Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Caversham Wildlife Park and South Beach Recreation Reserve. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, take an in-depth tour of WA Shipwrecks Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, and stroll the grounds of Perth War Cemetery and Annex.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth attractions planner.

Getting from Hobart to Perth by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hobart to Perth due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in April: high temperatures in Perth hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 19:

Adelaide

— 4 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Wirra Wirra Vineyards and Tscharke Wines are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Henley Beach and Diving Adelaide. Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: K1 By Geoff Hardy (in Kuitpo), Gemtree Wines (in McLaren Flat) and McLaren Vale (Paxton Wines & McLaren Vale III Associates). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Xavier Cathedral, and learn about winemaking at Lambert Estate Wines.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Adelaide is 1.5 hours. When traveling from Perth in April, plan for slightly colder days in Adelaide, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.