23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 9th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, stop by Fujii Store, and have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online trip itinerary builder .

Bengaluru, India to Cairns is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Cairns. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

2
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.
Brisbane is known for parks, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, have fun at Psychic Readings Twin Featherz, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairns in November, expect Brisbane to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
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.
Take a break from Gold Coast with a short trip to Watersports Guru in Kingscliff, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach, and stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Watersports Guru
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder tool .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Sydney, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 28th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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