17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 45​min
2
Beerwah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Noosa
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Cairns is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Cairns, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in October, things will get a bit cooler in Cairns: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
nights
Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a splash at Sea Life Sunshine Coast, then stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, and then play a few rounds at Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): meet the residents at Australia Zoo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Beerwah day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Cairns to Beerwah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In October, Beerwah is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Beerwah

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis, Kings Beach
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Sea Life Sunshine Coast ©
Sea Life Sunshine Coast

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach, then get in on the family fun at The Ginger Factory, and then explore the striking landscape of Tewantin National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and then get great views at Laguna Lookout.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Noosa trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Beerwah to Noosa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

The Ginger Factory
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
The Ginger Factory ©
The Ginger Factory
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, wander the streets of The Rocks, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Noosa to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Dedicate the 9th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and contemplate the long history of Parliament House of Victoria.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Tours, #Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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