16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
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 2nd (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Underart Gallery, then have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cairns itinerary planner .

Bengaluru, India to Cairns is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Cairns, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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.
Gold Coast is known for theme parks, shopping, beaches, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, cool off at Dreamworld, get outside with Pelican Feeding, and kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast trip planner.

Fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, Gold Coast is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

Before you visit Sydney, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Sydney are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 15th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip app .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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