11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas
— 1 night
Drive
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online holiday builder.

Amritsar, India to Melbourne is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Amritsar to Melbourne. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amritsar in December: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 30°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Tours

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Melbourne Zoo ©
Zoo
Melbourne Zoo
4.2
Melbourne Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney journey maker.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
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Bondi Beach ©
Beach
Bondi Beach
4.2

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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World heritage site
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8
Opal Reef ©
Reef
Opal Reef
4.7

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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 5th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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