11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: El Paso
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: El Paso

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minnamurra Falls, Manly Sea Life Sanctuary - Shark Dive Xtreme, Vivid Sydney, and other attractions you added. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Echo Point Lookout in Katoomba, approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and don't miss a visit to kikki.K Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney sightseeing planner.

El Paso, USA to Sydney is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from El Paso to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from El Paso in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 64°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Minnamurra Falls
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
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 7th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Port Douglas trip planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi from Sydney to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Port Douglas at 79°F and lows at 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Comedy Theatre as well as Room Escape Games. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally check out local comedy talent at Comedy Theatre. On the next day, make a trip to Block Arcade, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Port Douglas to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Port Douglas in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 56°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Comedy Theatre ©
Comedy Theatre
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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