23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Spas & Wellness) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 29th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns holiday planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Cairns. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cairns, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Earl Hill
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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.
Step out of Brisbane with an excursion to Warner Bros. Movie World in Oxenford--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at South Bank Parklands, find something for the whole family at Wheel of Brisbane, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane itinerary tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in October, with highs in Brisbane at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
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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

6
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.
Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney sightseeing tool .

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

6
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay (about 1h 40 min away). Dedicate the 17th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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