14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
New Delhi

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 14th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in October, expect Melbourne to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
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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: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney journey planning app .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 19th (Fri), trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

2
days
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas in 7.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
days
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 22nd (Mon), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Douglas in October: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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.
On the 24th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, expect nights in Cairns to be a bit warmer, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

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Palm Cove
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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