14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Dandenong Ranges National Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eastern Beach Reserve and Brighton Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery (in Yarra Glen) and National Rhododendron Gardens (in Olinda). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Degraves Street, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, National Rhododendron Gardens, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bronte Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Discover out-of-the-way places like Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Wentworth Falls. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Sublime Point Lookout (in Leura), Blackheath (Govetts Leap & Logan Brae Orchard) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). There's still lots to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through Manly Scenic Walkway, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Sydney reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackheath, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Wentworth Falls
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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.
On the 22nd (Sun), kick back and relax at Greenmount Beach, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, then browse the different shops at Robina Town Shopping Centre, then revel in the low prices at Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre, and finally get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast online attractions planner .

You can 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 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

3
nights
Cairns

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.
For shopping fun, head to Sunday Market Port Douglas or Orchid Plaza. Get in touch with nature at Josephine Falls and Birdworld Kuranda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Babinda Boulders (in Babinda), Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Jaques Coffee Plantation (in Mareeba). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and admire the masterpieces at Cairns Art Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairns online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in September: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Kuranda, Trinity Beach, Sunday Market Port Douglas, Babinda Boulders
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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