19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planning tool .

Ahmedabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Melbourne. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in December: highs in Melbourne hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney attractions planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, make a splash at Dreamworld, browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Highlights from your plan
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Brisbane side-trips: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny) and Australia Zoo (in Beerwah). And it doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, and try out the rides at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Brisbane are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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