11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10 h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns driving holiday app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cairns is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, expect Cairns to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manly Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, visit Darling Harbour, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairns in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, thenengage your brain at Questacon, and then admire the landmark architecture of Parliament of Australia.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra online visit planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get slightly colder in Canberra: highs are around 25°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne itinerary builder app.

Fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

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