10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

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

1
night
Cairns

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 12th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Jaques Coffee Plantation, then take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Babinda Boulders. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns tour itinerary app .

Bengaluru, India to Cairns is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Cairns is 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bengaluru in July: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kuranda, Trinity Beach, Babinda Boulders, Jaques Coffee Plantation
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Josephine Falls ©
Josephine Falls
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders

1
day
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 14th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast holiday planning website .

You can fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in July; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bronte Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. We've included these beaches for you: Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Shelly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: The Entrance Pelican Feed (in The Entrance), Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Blue Mountains, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, contemplate the long history of St. Mary's Cathedral, and take in breathtaking views at Lincoln's Rock.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, The Entrance Pelican Feed, Terrigal Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip app .

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 July, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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