19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Barcelona

3
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol. Shrine of Remembrance and Trinity College Chapel will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scots Church, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker app .

Barcelona, Spain to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 9 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in November, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

5
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.
Visit The Rocks and Elizabeth Bay House for their historical value. Visit Bondi Beach and Dee Why Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
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.
On the 14th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Captain Cook Memorial and Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast sightseeing planner .

Fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Spend the 19th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, get a new perspective on things with Shaolin Junk Cruises, take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, and stop by WetRez.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cairns day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in November, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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