10 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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10 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Pune


3
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, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online route builder .

Pune, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Pune to Melbourne. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in April since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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 27th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cairns Cenotaph ©
Cairns Cenotaph

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