12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip website .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney driving holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
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 8th (Sat): laugh and play at Sea World Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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 10th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in June, with highs in Cairns at 30°C and lows at 22°C. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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