16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Newhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Foster
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
Eden
— 1 night
bus:  4​h 45​min
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Muddy's Playground, kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns day trip planner .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, expect Cairns to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. On the 5th (Tue), head off the coast to Churchill Island, kick back and relax at Cape Woolamai Beach, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and finally head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Flynns Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Newhaven trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cairns to Newhaven. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairns in February, with highs in Newhaven at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Foster.

Things to do in Newhaven

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cowes, Phillip Island, Summerlands
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

1
night
Foster

Foster ©
Foster is a dairying and grazing town 174km south-east of Melbourne on the South Gippsland Highway in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for gifts at Main Street Revelations, stroll through Great Southern Rail Trail, then hike along Great Southern Rail Trail, and finally make a trip to Toora Wind Farm.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Foster driving holiday planner.

Getting from Newhaven to Foster by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Foster

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Toora, Great Southern Rail Trail
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Great Southern Rail Trail ©
Great Southern Rail Trail
Great Southern Rail Trail ©
Great Southern Rail Trail
Toora Wind Farm ©
Toora Wind Farm

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne journey builder website .

You can drive from Foster to Melbourne in 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Melbourne are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a coastal town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 10th (Sun), examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, then identify plant and animal life at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pambula Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Eden trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Eden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect nights in Eden to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Eden

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Merimbula, Pambula Beach
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Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 11th (Mon), kick back and relax at Blenheim Beach, kick back and relax at Hyams Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Murrays Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Nelson Beach and then kick back and relax at Bendalong Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Jervis Bay trip itinerary builder website .

You can take a bus from Eden to Jervis Bay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Jervis Bay are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Bendalong Beach
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Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Nelson Beach ©
Nelson Beach

3
nights
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Jervis Bay to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jervis Bay in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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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

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