11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cairns tour planner .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Cairns. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas travel route site .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then make a trip to Uluru.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Port Douglas, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then stroll through Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then get your game on at Zero Latency.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be little chillier, around 11°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, then make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in November since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 19°C. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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