10 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

10 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip website.

Pune, India to Melbourne is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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 28th (Fri), hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cairns Aquarium. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns online journey builder.

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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