15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Panama City
Fly:  34​h
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Hobart
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  30​h
Panama City

1
day
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, and then stroll through Coastal walk.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie custom trip planner.

Panama City, USA to Port Macquarie is an approximately 34-hour flight. Traveling from Panama City to Port Macquarie, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Panama City in February, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 67°F at night. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Hobart.

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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

3
days
Hobart

Hobart ©
With daring art, a dynamic food scene and a wealth of natural attractions, Hobart is a small city with big ideas.
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum and Lady Franklin Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Battery Point and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Tahune Forest AirWalk in Geeveston (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Runnymede House, explore the world behind art at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hobart travel planner.

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Hobart in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Port Macquarie in February, expect little chillier with lows of 54°F in Hobart. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tahune Forest AirWalk, Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point ©
Battery Point
Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk

2
days
Canberra

Canberra ©
As Australia's capital city (and the home of Parliament House), Canberra plays host to a community of residents who've relocated from larger cities such as Melbourne and Sydney to work in politics, government and related industries such as media.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then examine the collection at Old Parliament House.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Hobart to Canberra in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hobart in February, expect nights in Canberra to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Sydney.

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National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

4
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
Enjoy Sydney’s natural beauty, from unspoilt beaches to public gardens and, of course, the sparkling harbour, before discovering its thriving restaurants and markets.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and enjoy the thrill of live dance at Sydney Opera House.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney custom trip planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 68°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Thu).

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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