14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ventnor
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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3
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: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, and get your game on at Zero Latency.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ventnor.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Ventnor

Ventnor ©
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Rock, then explore the galleries of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, then get to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and finally trek along Swan Lake Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ventnor holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Ventnor takes 2 hours. October in Ventnor sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Summerlands
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Swan Lake Trail ©
Swan Lake Trail
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit

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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ventnor to Sydney. In October, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Ventnor - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) 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
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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 27th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Climb, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and then find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip tool .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough 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
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the waterfront at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, pause for some photo ops at Cairns Cenotaph, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

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Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in October: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Safaris, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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