8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lucknow
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Lucknow

1
night
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 21st (Wed): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online holiday planner .

Lucknow, India to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Lucknow to Sydney due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lucknow in November, plan for little chillier days in Sydney, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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.
On the 24th (Sat), stroll through Coolangatta Beach, kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Head National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gold Coast vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Canberra to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Canberra in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Gold Coast. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

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

2
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.
On the 25th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online trip maker .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Cairns is a bit warmer than Gold Coast - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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