11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night

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.
Spend the 6th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary planning website.

Ahmedabad, India to Cairns is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Cairns. While traveling from Ahmedabad, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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.
On the 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, thenadmire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, thenadmire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in October, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (°C), and nights are colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens

4
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, visit The Rocks, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. You'll set off for Gold Coast on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Sea World Theme Park and then catch some excitement at Infinity Attraction.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast vacation maker app.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

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