17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai

3
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, choose your vessel at Melbourne Boat Hire, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

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Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay road trip planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney itinerary planner.

Getting from Torquay to Sydney by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Torquay in April since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then find something for the whole family at Infinity Attraction. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Dreamworld and then get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online day trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Dreamworld ©
Dreamworld
Infinity Attraction ©
Infinity Attraction

4
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 8th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands, take a memorable tour with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cairns road trip planning site .

Getting from Gold Coast to Cairns by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in May, with highs in Cairns at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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