10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairns vacation tool .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 4 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect nights in Cairns to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Spas & Wellness

1
night
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 4th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas vacation planner .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Camp Cove, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and train. In April, Sydney is little chillier than Port Douglas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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