11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 30th (Fri), stop by Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, get a taste of the local shopping with Degraves Street, then look for gifts at Readings Book Shop, and finally wander the streets of Melbourne Central. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online road trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in November, with highs in Melbourne at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Degraves Street ©
Degraves Street

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then stroll through Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online route maker .

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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 3rd (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cairns trip builder site .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Cairns, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 5th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island online route planner .

Getting from Port Douglas to Lord Howe Island by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach

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.
Do your shopping at Sydney Fish Market and Volle Jewellery. Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, look for gifts at Opal Minded, kick back and relax at Clovelly, and stroll through Coogee Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planner.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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