14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
The Great Ocean Road has been added to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Melbourne Museum and Eureka Skydeck 88. Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Melbourne (Hare Krishna Temple), and enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

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Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne. In May, Melbourne is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum will thrill your kids. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, stroll through Manly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney online route maker .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
On the 25th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then stroll through Four Mile Beach, and finally browse the exhibits of Ngarru Gallery.

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You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Cairns route website .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May in Cairns, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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