11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  27​h
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Cairns
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
Newark

3
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get a new perspective on things with Melbourne Boat Hire, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne route planner .

Newark, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Melbourne is 15 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Newark in December: highs in Melbourne hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Perth.

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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth travel route planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Perth hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

few
hours
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.
On the 1st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Getting from Perth to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
days
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, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and stroll through Coogee Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Cairns to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in January; daily highs in Sydney reach 82°F and lows reach 68°F. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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