11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  26​h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Dublin

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): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cairns holiday planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Cairns is 10 hours. Traveling from Dublin in February, things will get warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

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
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 10th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Beach, learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ned's Beach.

Find out how to plan Lord Howe Island trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Lord Howe Island takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island 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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Rocks, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then stroll through Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne attractions planning app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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