19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 45 min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Mumbai

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip maker app.

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17- hour flight. You'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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.
Family-friendly places like Four Mile Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas will thrill your kids. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Safaris in Port Douglas, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairns online tour builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Melbourne to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Village Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Burleigh Heads Beach. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck, and enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in May; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Beaches
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

5
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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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Chinese Garden of Friendship. Step out of Sydney to go to Wentworth Falls and see Wentworth Falls, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Sydney are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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