29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 5 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Fraser Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas), Alexandra Bay Waterfall (in Diwan) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). Spend the 14th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, get all the equipment you need at Boab Boat Cairns, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker tool .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Cairns, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Delhi in February: highs in Cairns hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

3
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, beaches, outdoors, historic sites, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie, don't miss a visit to K'gari, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fraser Island vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Cairns to Fraser Island takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Cairns in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Fraser Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Lake Birrabeen ©
Lake Birrabeen
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek

4
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Byron Bay: The Treat Shop (in Eagle Heights), Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and David Fleay Wildlife Park (in West Burleigh). On the 26th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Watersports Guru, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and trek along Cape Byron Walking Track.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Byron Bay in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Fraser Island in February since evenings lows in Byron Bay dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Watersports Guru, The Treat Shop
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

7
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 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Byron Bay to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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 12th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Melbourne. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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