14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia Trip Planner

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Fly
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Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive
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Cowes
— 1 night
Ferry to Stony Point, Fly to Canberra
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Canberra
— 1 night
Fly
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Sydney
— 1 night
Taxi
5
Milsons Point
— 1 night
Taxi
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Bondi
— 1 night
Drive
7
Newcastle
— 1 night
Fly
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Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive
9
Murwillumbah
— 1 night
Drive
10
Coolangatta
— 1 night
Drive
11
Surfers Paradise
— 1 night
Drive
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Brisbane
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Melbourne

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, kick back and relax at Brighton Beach, and then wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Cowes

— 1 night
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 7th (Wed), stroll through Koala Conservation Centre, then step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and finally do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery.

Discover how to plan a Cowes trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Cowes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cowes can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

Canberra

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): trek along ANZAC Parade Walk, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tortured Gum Brewery.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Canberra trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Cowes to Canberra in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cowes in June, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Canberra. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 9:

Sydney

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Milsons Point.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

Milsons Point

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Manly Quarantine Station, then explore the world behind art at Manly Art Gallery and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Mary Mackillop Place, and finally get in on the family fun at Luna Park Sydney.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Milsons Point route tool.

Milsons Point is very close to Sydney. In June, daytime highs in Milsons Point are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bondi.

Things to do in Milsons Point

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

Bondi

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll around Sam Fiszman Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Tamarama Beach, and then stroll the grounds of Waverley Cemetery.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bondi travel itinerary planner.

Bondi is just a stone's throw from Milsons Point. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Bondi

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:

Newcastle

— 1 night
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
On the 12th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Nobbys Beach, go for a walk through Newcastle Memorial Walk, and then examine the collection at Lost in the 50's Car Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Newcastle trip planner.

Getting from Bondi to Newcastle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Newcastle

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 13:

Byron Bay

— 1 night
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
On the 13th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Belongil Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Stone & Wood Brewery Byron Bay, and then take in the exciting artwork at Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Byron Bay day trip website.

Fly from Newcastle to Byron Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Murwillumbah.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

Murwillumbah

— 1 night
Murwillumbah is a town in far north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire, on the Tweed River, 848 km north-east of Sydney, 13 km south of the Queensland border and 132 km south of Brisbane. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Springbrook National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Murwillumbah day trip site.

You can drive from Byron Bay to Murwillumbah in an hour. In June in Murwillumbah, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coolangatta.

Things to do in Murwillumbah

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:
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Coolangatta

— 1 night
A wrecked schooner that washed up on shore in 1846 is the namesake for the Coolangatta.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Coolangatta trip builder app.

Coolangatta is very close to Murwillumbah. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Surfers Paradise.

Things to do in Coolangatta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

Surfers Paradise

— 1 night

Capital of the Gold Coast

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, then look for gifts at Boomerang Art - Aboriginal & Contemporary Fine Art, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Vincent's Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Surfers Paradise day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coolangatta to Surfers Paradise takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Surfers Paradise

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of West End.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.

Phillip Island travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · Islands · Dolphin & Whale Watching
A rocky outcrop set against the charming backdrop of the Westernport Bay, Phillip Island boasts sandy beaches and scenic hillsides. Important preservation areas exist on the island, serving as home to a variety of species, such as wallabies, kangaroos, and seals. Surfing is a popular activity, with the area’s waves and breakers being renowned as among the most reliable in the country.

Gold Coast travel guide

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Theme Parks · Beaches · Shopping Malls
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. The most popular tourist destination in the state of Queensland, Gold Coast life centers itself on relaxation, surf, and marine life in general.