12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the galleries of Better World Arts and then wander the streets of Rundle Mall. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio, then do a tasting at Primo Estate, and finally contemplate the long history of The Cedars.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide online trip itinerary planner .

Bengaluru, India to Adelaide is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in February, you will find days in Adelaide are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Better World Arts, The Cedars, Willunga Leadlight and Glass Studio, Primo Estate
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Primo Estate ©
Primo Estate
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall

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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Federation Square, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the galleries of The Blender Studios, and then wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Melbourne online tour planner .

Fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Federation Square ©
Federation Square

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Brett Whiteley Studio. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Queen Victoria Building. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Manly Beach, and examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip maker tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
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 26th (Wed), stroll through Surfers Paradise Beach, then view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and then look for gifts at You and Bamboo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): browse the different shops at The Pines Elanora, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then browse the different shops at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

You and Bamboo, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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 28th (Fri), take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Underart Gallery.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in February, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Shopping Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Tanks Arts Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

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