11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Perth
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Vienna

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Perth road trip planning website .

Vienna, Austria to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Vienna to Perth, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Vienna in December: high temperatures in Perth hover around 35°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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#Parks
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden

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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get slightly colder in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

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#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Cairns travel route builder site .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

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Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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