15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  26 h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
4
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Federation Square and Collins St/Swanston Stfor some retail therapy. Let the collections at ArtVo and Australian Centre for the Moving Image capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Brighton to see Brighton Beach about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at St Kilda Pier, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, kick back and relax at Catani Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Victorian Artists' Society.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip builder.

Toronto, Canada to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

St Kilda, Brighton Beach
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Federation Square ©
Federation Square
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
St Kilda Pier ©
St Kilda Pier

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Bronte Beach. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, stop by King Street, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and kick back and relax at Tamarama Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Bondi, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Burleigh Heads Beach and Coolangatta Beach. Relax by the water at Mooloolaba Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim), Maroochydore Beach (in Maroochydore) and Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Point Cartwright, take in the exciting artwork at State Library Of Queensland, examine the collection at Queensland Maritime Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brisbane road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Mooloolaba, Buderim Forest Park, Maroochydore Beach
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Caversham Wildlife Park and Cottesloe Beach. Let the collections at Scitech and Museum of Perth capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (South Beach Recreation Reserve & WA Maritime Museum), Challenger Beach (in Kwinana) and Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Scarborough Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of WA Shipwrecks Museum, and make a trip to The Bell Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Perth travel planning app.

Fly from Brisbane to Perth in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Perth when traveling from Brisbane in December, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach, City Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

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