8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 1 night
+4
bus + train + bus + Fly + shuttle:  13​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Hamburg

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne driving holiday planner .

Hamburg, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Hamburg to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hamburg in June, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 26th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell route planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Port Campbell by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Nature, #Parks
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

1
day
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.
On the 27th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle from Port Campbell to Port Douglas takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, and then explore and take pictures at The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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