11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Trinity College Chapel, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne driving holiday tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range 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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sydney Observatory will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney online travel route planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
On the 6th (Fri), get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Four Mile Beach, then get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Port Douglas at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

2
nights
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 8th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground and then let little ones run wild at Figtree Playground.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground
Figtree Playground ©
Figtree Playground

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