19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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, trails, shopping, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker app .

Bengaluru, India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Sydney due to the time zone difference. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
nights
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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, beaches, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: laugh and play at Sea World Theme Park, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, play a few rounds at Surfers Paradise Golf Club, and make a splash at Dreamworld.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gold Coast trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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.
When in Brisbane, make a side trip to see SunJet Simulations in Mooloolaba, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane visit planner .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Brisbane are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

SunJet Simulations
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip builder app .

Fly from Cairns to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in January, expect Adelaide to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

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.
On the 9th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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