14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Sydney
— 5 nights
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Cairns
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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.
Dedicate the 16th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne planner.

Billund, Denmark to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Billund to Melbourne. Traveling from Billund in January, things will get much hotter in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Shelly Beach in Manly, approximately Manly away. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney online tour planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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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 24th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns trip builder app.

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Cairns at 37°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.