14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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.
You've now added Anderson's Tours - Blue Mountains Day Tour to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): gain a rich perspective with Anderson's Tours - Blue Mountains Day Tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool .

Cleveland, USA to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Cleveland to Sydney, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cleveland in September, Sydney is slightly colder at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, use the Melbourne holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Melbourne reach 63°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
On the 30th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairns travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get great views at Anzac Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, then see the interesting displays at Road Transport Hall of Fame, then take an in-depth tour of Old Ghan Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip builder tool .

Fly from Cairns to Alice Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Alice Springs when traveling from Cairns in October, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Museums
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck ©

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