12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

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: take in the local highlights with Royal Botanic Gardens, get your game on at Zero Latency, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne route site .

Ahmedabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Melbourne is 4 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in October, expect Melbourne to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
day
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 3rd (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planning website .

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. In November, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairns sightseeing tool .

You can take a bus from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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

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