19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Torquay
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Tanunda
— 2 nights
Drive:  37​h
7
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): wander the streets of The Rocks, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

Discover how to plan a Sydney trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Sydney is 4 hours. In September, Sydney is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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 25th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then make a trip to Block Arcade.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in September; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Fri), get great views at Point Danger Lookout, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, then admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, then don't miss a visit to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Torquay online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Torquay, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Lorne
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Adelaide to Hahndorf to see The Cedars about 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 29th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and learn about winemaking at National Wine Centre of Australia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Torquay to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Torquay in September since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

The Cedars, Glenelg Pier
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Wine Tours & Tastings
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

2
nights
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda, learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, contemplate the long history of Langmeil Winery, then look for gifts at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Dorrien.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Tanunda trip simple and quick.

Drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for Port Douglas on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Maggie Beer's Farm Shop
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Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery
Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 6th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then make a trip to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Tanunda to Port Douglas in 37 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Tanunda - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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