11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
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 7th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker website.

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. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April; daily highs in Cairns reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and visit Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney travel route website.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in April; daily highs in Sydney reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, thenengage your brain at Questacon, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra attractions planner.

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Canberra, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough 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.
Kids will enjoy Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, stroll around Fitzroy Gardens, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Melbourne, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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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