27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

2
days
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary site .

Mumbai, India to Gold Coast is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Gold Coast is 4 hours. While traveling from Mumbai, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Gold Coast, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

2
days
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

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Getting from Gold Coast to Brisbane by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Brisbane are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
days
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 21st (Mon), take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild life Hamilton Island and then kick back and relax at Catseye Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Hamilton Island trip planner .

You can fly from Brisbane to Hamilton Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Hamilton Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
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Wild life Hamilton Island

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 25th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Hamilton Island to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hamilton Island in May: highs in Cairns hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route planning site .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in May; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

3
days
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Adelaide's surroundings by going to Domain Day Cellar Door (in Williamstown), God's Hill Wines (in Lyndoch) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Murray Street Vineyards, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip site .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Adelaide, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Greenock, Seppeltsfield, God's Hill Wines, Domain Day Cellar Door
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
God's Hill Wines ©
God's Hill Wines

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

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Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney online itinerary planner .

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 June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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