10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 13th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and then experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary website .

Mumbai, India to Cairns is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Cairns. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: highs in Cairns hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 15th (Thu), trek along Lord Howe Island Walking Trails, then kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island vacation maker tool .

Getting from Cairns to Lord Howe Island by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails ©
Lord Howe Island Walking Trails

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney travel route site .

Traveling by flight from Lord Howe Island to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
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 19th (Mon), look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally wander the streets of Melbourne Central. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, stop by Readings Book Shop, wander the streets of Degraves Street, then look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and finally wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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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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