14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London


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 12th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cairns day trip planning app .

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 10 hour difference. In November, Cairns is warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

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
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 14th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

Start your trip to Alice Springs by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairns, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Alice Springs, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online vacation maker .

Getting from Alice Springs to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in November, you will find days in Melbourne are colder (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and then find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gold Coast travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, Gold Coast is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

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
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach

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: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning site .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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