16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

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

2
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visit Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Melbourne Central and Melbourne Museum. There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Royal Botanic Gardens, look for gifts at Ambiance Gifts, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

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Pune, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Pune to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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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 Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stop by Sydney Fish Market, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of NSW, and indulge your taste buds at Danks Street Produce Merchants.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip website .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the galleries of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, then buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and then kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then play a few rounds at Surfers Paradise Golf Club.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Tangalooma

Tangalooma
Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma Island Resort (formerly known as Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort) is a resort on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): head outdoors with Tangalooma Island Resort Dolphin Feeding.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Tangalooma trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Tangalooma. In June, daily temperatures in Tangalooma can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Tangalooma

Outdoors
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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.
Visiting Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Palm Cove to see Palm Cove Beach about 32 minutes away. Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Cairns Art Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tangalooma to Cairns. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tangalooma in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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