9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kozhikode
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Kozhikode

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary maker tool .

Kozhikode, India to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Kozhikode to Cairns. In November in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

2
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, stroll through Bondi Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Melbourne tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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