17 days in Cairns Region, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

17 days in Cairns Region, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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17 days in Cairns Region, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  28​h
1
Trinity Beach
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: London

5
nights
Trinity Beach

Trinity Beach ©
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Daintree Discovery Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trinity Beach: Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation Beach, & more).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Trinity Beach route maker .

London, UK to Trinity Beach is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Trinity Beach due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in October, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Trinity Beach: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Trinity Beach

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Historic Village Herberton, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity 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.
On the 23rd (Tue), meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scots Church. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne day trip app .

Explore your travel options from Trinity Beach to Melbourne with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Trinity Beach in October: highs in Melbourne hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Clovelly. You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Pulpit Rock Lookout (in Blue Mountains National Park), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 30th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and enjoy some diversion at Cremorne Reserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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