10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
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, shopping, parks, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

You can plan Melbourne trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne. In May, Melbourne is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Wed), meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary app .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

1
night
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 9th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns journey maker app .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Gold Coast in May; daily highs in Cairns reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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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