15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney online sightseeing planner.

Moncton, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Moncton in February; daily highs in Sydney reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, make a trip to Royal Exhibition Building, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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 18th (Thu), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then look for gifts at Coffee Works Port Douglas. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Regency Jewellers Pty Ltd, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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