22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
4
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 26th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planning website .

Adelaide to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Melbourne, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney driving holiday tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) 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 to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, & more) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Four Mile Beach, & more). Spend the 3rd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, Cairns is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

6
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Upper Reach Winery (in Baskerville), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Henley Brook (Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm & Oasis Supa Golf and Adventure Putt Miniature Golf). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, savor the flavors at Windarra Honey, stop by The House of Honey, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Perth takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cairns to Perth. Traveling from Cairns in November, Perth is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Millendon, Henley Brook, Cottesloe Beach, Windarra Honey, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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