26 days in Australia & Victoria Itinerary

26 days in Australia & Victoria Itinerary

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26 days in Australia & Victoria Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Townsville
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Noosa
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  9​h
8
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
9
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Mumbai


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2
nights
Cairns

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

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Mumbai, India to Cairns is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 7th (Fri), head off the coast to Museum of Tropical Queensland, then enjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Hill. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: grab your bike and head to Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Billabong Sanctuary.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Townsville tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Townsville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Townsville when traveling from Cairns in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Billabong Sanctuary ©
Billabong Sanctuary
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve ©
Douglas Mountain Bike Reserve

2
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Port Douglas Boat Hire and then see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Douglas online travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Townsville to Port Douglas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Port Douglas Boat Hire ©
Port Douglas Boat Hire
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 11th (Tue), appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. On the next day, get outside with Walpa Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach and then do sightseeing your way with A Tour with a Difference - Tour.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Beaches Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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A Tour with a Difference - Tour ©
A Tour with a Difference - Tour
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Head National Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, Gold Coast is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kings Beach and Peregian Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Noosa Main Beach and Mooloolaba Beach. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Hastings Street.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Noosa itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Noosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Kings Beach
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Gantheaume Point will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cable Beach and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Broome road trip tool .

Do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Noosa to Broome in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Noosa to Broome due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Meelup Beach and Surfers Point. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mammoth Cave and Jewel Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dunsborough), Yallingup (Smiths Beach, Injidup Beach, & more) and Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails (in Cape Naturaliste). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, learn about winemaking at Wise Wine, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamelin Bay, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River journey tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Cowaramup, Boranup, Surfers Point
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

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