16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Mount Buller
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Mount Buller
— 1 night
Drive
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Newhaven
— 1 night
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Drive to Melbourne International Airport, Fly to Hobart International Airport, Drive to Brighton
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Brighton
Fly
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Brisbane

— 2 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, and then look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, then admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and finally admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brisbane travel route builder site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brisbane is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. In July, Brisbane is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Gold Coast

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park and then catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction. On your second day here, race across the water with Jetboat Extreme, then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

Sydney

— 3 nights

The Harbour City

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: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Buller.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:

Mount Buller

— 1 night
Mount Buller is a town located in the Shire of Mansfield in the Alpine region of the Australian state of Victoria. On the 29th (Thu), stroll through Mt Buller.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mount Buller trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Mount Buller with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Mount Buller

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

Newhaven

— 1 night
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then see the world from above with Phillip Island Helicopters, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Island Healing.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Newhaven trip maker tool.

You can drive from Mount Buller to Newhaven in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

Brighton

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brighton online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Newhaven to Brighton. Traveling from Newhaven in July, Brighton is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. You'll set off for Melbourne on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Brighton

Breweries & Distilleries · Nightlife · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:

Melbourne

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay--about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and make a trip to Block Arcade.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour planning site.

You can fly from Brighton to Melbourne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.