14 days in Sydney, Port Douglas & Melbourne Itinerary

14 days in Sydney, Port Douglas & Melbourne Itinerary

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14 days in Sydney, Port Douglas & Melbourne Itinerary

Montreal
Fly:  25​h
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
Montreal

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shelly Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Manly Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Montreal, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Montreal to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in June, things will get slightly colder in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
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Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Spend the 8th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 10th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. The adventure continues: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises and stroll through Four Mile Beach.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ballarat Wildlife Park and Eastern Beach Reserve. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dandenong Ranges National Park and Room Escape Games. Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

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Getting from Port Douglas to Melbourne by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Port Douglas in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Ballarat Wildlife Park, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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