14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday website.

Los Angeles, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 57°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

William Ricketts Sanctuary
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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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.
The Rocks and Sydney Opera House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Sydney Jewish Museum. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bronte Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

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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.
Get outdoors at Springbrook National Park and Kirra Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Burleigh Head National Park and Greenmount Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head), Victoria Park Nature Reserve (in Alstonville) and Lennox Head Beach (in Lennox Head). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Gold Coast online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Fingal Head Lighthouse, Victoria Park Nature Reserve, Lennox Head Beach
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Springbrook National Park ©
Springbrook National Park
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Workshops Rail Museum and Opal Museum. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Daisy Hill to see Daisy Hill Conservation Park about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory.

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Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Daisy Hill Conservation Park, The Workshops Rail Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum

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