12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Bengaluru

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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in September, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
days
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 2nd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online tour planner .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and then admire all the interesting features of Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairns day trip tool .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in October, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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