19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  38​h
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
bus + ferry:  3​h
4
Magnetic Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  5​h
5
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
6
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Coolangatta
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Chennai

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Melbourne Zoo as well as Escape Discovery Adventures. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and St Paul's Cathedral. Head to Melbourne Central and South Melbourne Marketfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of St Patrick's Cathedral, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and shop like a local with Collins St/Swanston St.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation planner.

Bengaluru, India to Melbourne is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 4 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Escape Discovery Adventures ©
Escape Discovery Adventures
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australian National Maritime Museum, Hunter Valley Wine Tasting Tours, Anderson's Tours - Blue Mountains Day Tour, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney's Paddy's Market.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in April, with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours, Palm Cove Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. It doesn't end there: head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns travel planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Magnetic Island online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Cairns to Magnetic Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Magnetic Island Forts Walk ©
Magnetic Island Forts Walk
Magnetic Island Museum ©
Magnetic Island Museum

1
night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Whitehaven Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Whitsunday Island tour planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Magnetic Island to Whitsunday Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Whitsunday Island can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitsunday Islands ©
Whitsunday Islands

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heart Reef.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach day trip tool .

Getting from Whitsunday Island to Airlie Beach by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Whitsunday Island in April since evenings lows in Airlie Beach dip to 26°C. You will leave for Coolangatta on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Proserpine
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
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Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef
Proserpine Museum ©
Proserpine Museum
Shute Harbour ©
Shute Harbour

2
nights
Coolangatta

Coolangatta ©
A wrecked schooner that washed up on shore in 1846 is the namesake for the Coolangatta.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Warning River Tours as well as Coolangatta Beach. On the 30th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coolangatta tour builder app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Airlie Beach to Coolangatta in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Airlie Beach in April since evenings lows in Coolangatta dip to 19°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Coolangatta

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mount Warning River Tours, Fingal Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Fingal Head Lighthouse ©
Fingal Head Lighthouse

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