13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia journey planner

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Melbourne
— 1 night
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Gold Coast
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Brisbane
— 1 night
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Moreton Island
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Brisbane
— 1 night
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Gold Coast
— 6 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Her Majesty's Theatre. On the 11th (Sat), see a show at Her Majesty's Theatre.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip planner.

Warrnambool to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Melbourne sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Nightlife
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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.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Brisbane

— 1 night

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.
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip planner.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Brisbane sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Moreton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Moreton Island

Gem of the South

Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Moreton Island route builder.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Moreton Island takes 3.5 hours. September in Moreton Island sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Transportation
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Brisbane

— 1 night

Australia's New World City

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Moreton Island to Brisbane in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Gold Coast

— 6 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jet Ski Safaris and SkyPoint Climb. See even more of Gold Coast: catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction and catch a movie at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast road trip planner.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games
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Sydney

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sydney Lyric Theatre, Sydney by Kayak and The Cipher Room. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Bondi Beach.

Make your Sydney itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Adventure

Side Trip

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.