14 days in Victoria, New South Wales & Queensland Itinerary

14 days in Victoria, New South Wales & Queensland Itinerary

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14 days in Victoria, New South Wales & Queensland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
2
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Melbourne Central and Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, look for gifts at The Junk Company, and take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Melbourne is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Katoomba.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at The Candy Store Leura, look for gifts at The Nook, stop by Teddy Sinclair, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, and finally look for gifts at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Katoomba Vintage Emporium, then take in the exciting artwork at Falls Gallery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, and finally admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Katoomba travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Melbourne to Katoomba in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Katoomba: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Leura, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, The National Pass, Rick Rutherford's Country, Falls Gallery
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Falls Gallery ©
Falls Gallery
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

5
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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Opal Mindedfor plenty of shopping. Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, contemplate the long history of Justice & Police Museum, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Katoomba in June since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

1
night
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 14th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Trinity Beach and then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cairns vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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