13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trigg Beach. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, then kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Perth online trip maker .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Trigg Beach, Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach

2
nights
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Perth to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Melbourne is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in September, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 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 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

1
night
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach

2
nights
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 11th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, then stroll through Palm Cove Beach, and then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns online trip maker .

Fly from Lord Howe Island to Cairns in 5.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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