15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Townsville
— 1 day
ferry:  30​min
5
Magnetic Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Mossman
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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 17th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, then kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, and finally stroll through Fairlight Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then steep yourself in history at Elizabeth Bay House, then explore the activities along Watson's Bay, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bronte Beach.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online journey planner .

Mumbai, India to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Sydney. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bronte Beach, Shelly Beach, Fairlight Beach
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Federation Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online journey planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Brighton Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 21st (Wed), grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, then admire the striking features of Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and finally head off the coast to Griffiths Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Warrnambool Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, get a taste of the local shopping with Blarney Books and Art, view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts, then see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and finally kick back and relax at Logan's Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach

1
day
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Museum of Tropical Queensland, stroll through The Strand, and then take in the pleasant sights at Castle Hill.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Townsville trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Warrnambool to Townsville takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Townsville can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Museums
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland

1
night
Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): choose your vessel at Big Mama Sailing, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Geoffrey Bay, and then head off the coast to Magnetic Island Forts Walk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Magnetic Island trip planning tool .

Magnetic Island is just a stone's throw from Townsville. In November, daytime highs in Magnetic Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mossman.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife
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Geoffrey Bay ©
Geoffrey Bay

3
nights
Mossman

Mossman ©
Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. Step off the beaten path and head to Daintree National Park and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Get in touch with nature at Daintree Discovery Centre and Agincourt Reef. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, appreciate the history behind Miallo Japanese Bombing Site, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Mossman driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Magnetic Island to Mossman. In November in Mossman, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Mossman

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge, Daintree Discovery Centre, Miallo Japanese Bombing Site, Daintree National Park
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Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Historic Village Herberton, look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Mossman to Cairns in 1.5 hours. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Historic Village Herberton, Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton

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