16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly:  26 h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Milan

5
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: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, stop by The Rocks, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Sydney is 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Milan in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wirreanda Park (in Buderim) and Mooloolaba (SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast & Mooloolaba Beach). There's much more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip itinerary website.

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Wirreanda Park
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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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph, and view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairns journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in July; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Douglas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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