16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  13​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Canberra
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Dhaka City

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip app .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Melbourne is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Dhaka City to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Melbourne are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 5th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Melbourne to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in November: highs in Cairns hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

3
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.
Spend the 8th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 9th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, look for gifts at Coffee Works, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, and enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In November in Port Douglas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Perth in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Port Douglas in November since evenings lows in Perth dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
day
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

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Traveling by flight from Perth to Canberra takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Canberra due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in November, expect Canberra to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Manly Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

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Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in November since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 16:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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