27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  26​h
New Delhi

9
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). Dedicate the 21st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, make a trip to Block Arcade, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Melbourne when traveling from New Delhi in December, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Boat Hire
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

6
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: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 21°C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas online holiday maker .

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
days
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Whitsunday Islands National Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Whitsunday Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): explore the activities along Eli Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Whitsunday Island 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. January in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Allom ©
Lake Allom

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