50 days in Australia Itinerary

50 days in Australia Itinerary

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50 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  24​h
1
Adelaide
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Cairns
— 13 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Zurich

11
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Take a break from the city and head to Cleland Wildlife Park and Granite Island. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Blowhole Beach and Deep Creek Conservation Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Goolwa Animal Farm (in Goolwa), Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot) and St Joseph's Catholic Church (in Port Willunga). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Adelaide Oval, take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour itinerary site .

Zurich, Switzerland to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Adelaide. Traveling from Zurich in October, expect Adelaide to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Sevenhill, Delamere, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Horseshoe Bay
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 21:
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

12
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eastern Beach Reserve and Healesville Sanctuary. Appreciate the collections at Melbourne Museum and Shrine of Remembrance. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne side-trips: Ballarat Wildlife Park (in Ballarat), Sorrento Front Beach (in Sorrento) and Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides (in Hepburn Springs). Dedicate the 30th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum, identify plant and animal life at Y Water Discovery Centre, and admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in October, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Yea, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, Marysville & District Historical Society, Healesville Sanctuary, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
Find places to stay Oct 21 — Nov 2:
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

11
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.
You'll explore and learn at Australian National Maritime Museum and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Step out of the city life by going to Jenolan Caves and Manly Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Wind Eroded Cave (in Blackheath), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Wanda Beach (in Cronulla). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Werri Beach, and take a stroll through The Rocks.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wind Eroded Cave, Werri Beach, Kiama Blowhole, Sydney Harbour National Park, Wanda Beach
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 13:
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

13
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Historic Village Herberton and Trinity Beach. Get some cultural insight at Des Spencer Galleries and St Monica's Cathedral. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures), Rex Lookout (in Wangetti) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Opal Reef). Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Daintree National Park. Spend the 15th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, take a memorable tour with Tours, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Wooroonooran National Park, Historic Village Herberton, Rex Lookout
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 26:
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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