7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Chennai

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 19th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and then see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin day trip website .

Chennai, India to Darwin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Chennai to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in September, Darwin is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Berry Springs Nature Park ©
Berry Springs Nature Park
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Village Herberton and Sunday Market Port Douglas. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and The Crystal Caves (in Atherton). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, stroll through Trinity Beach, and let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cairns, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Darwin to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in September, things will get little chillier in Cairns: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Crystal Caves, Historic Village Herberton, Trinity Beach, Sunday Market Port Douglas
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Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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