12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Mumbai
Fly:  15​h
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Mumbai

3
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 28th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Shaolin Junk Cruises and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

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Mumbai, India to Cairns is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in June, with highs in Cairns at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

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Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Shaolin Junk Cruises

1
day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

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Fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, Gold Coast is slightly colder than Cairns - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks
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Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

2
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hobart.

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

1
day
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

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You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

2
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 (Fri): admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

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You can fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
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Melbourne Zoo
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Melbourne Museum

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