10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
4
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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 13th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel route builder site .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Melbourne. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder app .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea World Theme Park. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach and then find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

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
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours.

Make your Port Douglas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Gold Coast to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in February, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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