19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

4
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, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne day trip tool .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Melbourne, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 18:
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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, stroll through Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney visit planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Change things up with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Safaris). Spend the 26th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones.

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Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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