6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip builder site .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 4 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in January, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney visit planning tool .

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 January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Sydney. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stroll through Surfer's Paradise Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast online road trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

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Burleigh Heads Beach
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Surfers Paradise Beach
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Burleigh Head National Park

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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.
To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in January: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 37°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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