11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Canberra
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Melbourne

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.
Bring the kids along to Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo. Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne driving holiday app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Old Parliament House, get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Canberra trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Melbourne to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Canberra are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Childrens Museums
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Sydney

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.
Attractions like Sea Life Sydney Aquarium and Sydney Opera House make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Manly to see Shelly Beach about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take a stroll through The Rocks, and stop by Darling Harbour.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sydney day trip tool.

You can fly from Canberra to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Brisbane

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.
Attractions like South Bank Parklands and Warner Bros. Movie World make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Opal Museum, and don't miss a visit to Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip planning site.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Brisbane are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

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Australia travel guide

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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.