23 days in Australia & Auckland Itinerary

23 days in Australia & Auckland Itinerary

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Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 6 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 5 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Bring the kids along to SkyTower and Tiritiri Matangi Visitor Centre. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Auckland Museum, contemplate the long history of Stockade Hill, head off the coast to Waiheke Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheltenham Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Auckland trip planner.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are Auckland International Airport and Hamilton International Airport. April in Auckland sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:
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Must see
SkyTower
4.4
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Military Museum
Auckland Museum
4.6

6
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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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 appreciate attractions like South Bank Parklands and Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: The Ole Lollie Shop (in Palmview), Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Auckland to Brisbane takes 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Auckland in April, expect nights in Brisbane to be a bit cooler, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 13:
Highlights from your trip

6
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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo will thrill your kids. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Werribee (Werribee Open Range Zoo & Victoria State Rose Garden) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, explore and take pictures at Fitzroy Gardens, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip builder site.

Fly from Brisbane to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in April, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Drive
The Great Ocean Road
4.8
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Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo
4.3

5
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Perth, Australia

Perth ©

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.
Attractions like Kings Park and Botanic Garden and State War Memorial make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Swan River, identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth due to the time zone difference. In April, Perth is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
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Water Body
Swan River
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World heritage site
Fremantle Prison
4.6

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©

City of Sails

On the 25th (Sun), head off the coast to Rangitoto Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Devonport, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Stephen's Chapel. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Pakuranga Rotary Walkway, then identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Creek, and then stroll around Cornwall Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Auckland travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Perth to Auckland by flight takes about 10 hours. Traveling from Perth to Auckland, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in April, expect nights in Auckland to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Auckland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Wildlife Area
Butterfly Creek
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Neighborhood
Devonport
4.5

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