4 days in Melbourne & Queensland Itinerary

4 days in Melbourne & Queensland Itinerary

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4 days in Melbourne & Queensland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, admire the landmark architecture of Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne sightseeing planning website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. August in Melbourne sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach and then experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Cairns at 31°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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