10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Chennai

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

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip site .

Chennai, India to Cairns is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Cairns is 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in March; daily highs in Sydney reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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 6th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Melbourne. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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