14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sialkot
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
End: Sialkot

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by With Sugar. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas planner .

Sialkot, Pakistan to Port Douglas is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sialkot to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. In October in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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.
Step out of Cairns to go to Palm Cove and see Palm Cove Beach, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns vacation tool .

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Cairns are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip app .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Melbourne sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in October: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

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

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Perth vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
State War Memorial ©
State War Memorial

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