14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach. Keep things going the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Cairns is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Cairns. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect Cairns to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Palm Cove Beach

2
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Brisbane

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Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect Brisbane to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Moffat Beach, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World Theme Park
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
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City Botanic Gardens

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Sydney

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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 30th (Tue), wander the streets of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

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You can fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October in Sydney, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

5
nights
Melbourne

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The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo will thrill your kids. Dedicate the 6th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning website .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Melbourne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Tours, #Museums

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Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
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Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Museum

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