13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 45​min
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Dubai

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 9th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cairns planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cairns is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Cairns, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Cairns is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Leura.

Things to do in Cairns

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

2
days
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by The Nook, stop by The Candy Store Leura, stop by Katoomba Vintage Emporium, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, then look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): look for gifts at Teddy Sinclair, make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Victory Theatre Antique Centre, and finally stop by Blue Mountains Chocolate Company.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Leura trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Cairns to Leura takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in June: highs in Leura hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

#Shopping, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Rick Rutherford's Country
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Rick Rutherford's Country ©
Rick Rutherford's Country
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Wentworth Falls

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Belle Fleur Fine Chocolatesfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Leura to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Leura in June, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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.
Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Readings Book Shop. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, indulge your taste buds at Cup of Truth, and stroll through Melbourne Zoo.

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You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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