11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 30​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
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

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.
On the 13th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip site .

Mumbai, India to Cairns is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Cairns, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: highs in Cairns hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast day trip planning website .

Fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in April: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife 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.
The Rocks and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in the exciting artwork at ATTY Gallery, and browse the exhibits of Art Gallery of NSW.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sydney vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Gold Coast in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Beaches Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St, then take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and finally take a stroll through Melbourne Central. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, and finally browse the different shops at Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centre.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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