12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Lucknow
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Perth
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Lucknow

few
hours
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the activities along Swan River, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

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Lucknow, India to Perth is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Lucknow to Perth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lucknow in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Perth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can 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

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 6th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

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Getting from Perth to Cairns by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairns, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

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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

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, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, and get a new perspective on things with Melbourne Boat Hire.

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Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in February, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Canberra.

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

1
day
Canberra

Canberra ©
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 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Canberra sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

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#Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

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You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. On the 15th (Fri), 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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