7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 1 night
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
3
Cairns
— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip site.

Chennai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in September, things will get much colder in Melbourne: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
ArtVo ©
ArtVo
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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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 21st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and finally see a show at Sydney Opera House. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney journey planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Sydney at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Cairns

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 23rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cairns sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Palm Cove Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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