15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Bristol
train + Fly:  25​h
Cairns
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 45​min
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + taxi:  11​h 30​min
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  26​h
Bristol

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, approximately 44 minutes away. There's more to do: get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

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Bristol, UK to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Bristol to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Four Mile Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Palm Cove Beach

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Eli Creek, admire all the interesting features of Maheno Wreck, and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

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You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Cairns to Fraser Island in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fraser Island when traveling from Cairns in January, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

1
day
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park.

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Do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and taxi from Fraser Island to Kangaroo Island in 11.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

4
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll get in some beach time at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. Get some historical perspective at Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, get a new perspective on things with Melbourne Boat Hire, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train. In January in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

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St. Kilda Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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