21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Katoomba
— 3 nights
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
5
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
6
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
7
Melbourne
— 2 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and Immigration Museum. Escape the urban bustle at St. Kilda Beach and The Great Ocean Road. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St Kilda, The Great Ocean Road
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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.
On the 15th (Wed), snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, 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 April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Visiting Wentworth Falls and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours will get you outdoors. Head to Josophan's Fine Chocolate and Blue Mountains Cultural Centrefor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Leura Mall, trek along Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, stroll through The Giant Stairway, and make a trip to Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Katoomba trip maker website.

Drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Leura, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Wentworth Falls
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Village Gallery and Underart Gallery. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip maker website.

You can fly from Katoomba to Cairns in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Katoomba in April; daily highs in Cairns reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach

2
nights
Port Douglas

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.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Douglas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Port Douglas are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take a stroll around Federation Square, thenview the masterpieces at The City Gallery, thentake a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, and finally look for gifts at Australian By Design.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online holiday maker.

Getting from Port Douglas to Melbourne by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Wildlife Neighborhoods
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Federation Square ©
Federation Square
Trin Warren Tam-boore ©
Trin Warren Tam-boore
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St

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