15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
5
Perth
— 3 nights

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 21st (Sun), make a trip to Freshwater Station, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Munro Martin Parklands.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Cairns online vacation builder.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Cairns hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Spas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 23rd (Tue), stop by With Sugar, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On your second day here, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, wander the streets of The Rocks, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Fly from Port Douglas to Sydney in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in February, things will get little chillier in Sydney: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
nights
Melbourne

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and admire the landmark architecture of Old Treasury Building.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in February, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, take in the architecture and design of The University of Western Australia, and then explore the activities along Swan River. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, thenappreciate the history behind State War Memorial, thenstroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and finally appreciate the history behind Queen Victoria.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Perth vacation planning tool.

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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