18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Mumbai

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: stroll through Bondi Beach, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect Sydney to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 28th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, Wheel of Brisbane, & more). Next up on the itinerary: try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park, find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast, get outside with Pelican Feeding, and kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in April: high temperatures in Gold Coast hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, make a trip to The Rattler Pole, and admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in May, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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