14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Cairns
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Brisbane
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and The Rocks Discovery Museum. For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Queen Victoria Building. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Sydney is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Sydney is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get much colder in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. Step out of the city life by going to St. Kilda Beach and Balloon Rides. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Melbourne Central, look for gifts at Ambiance Gifts, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and visit Degraves Street.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Shop till you drop at Village Gallery and Underart Gallery. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Safaris in Port Douglas, approximately Port Douglas away.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker site.

Getting from Melbourne to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in May, you will find days in Cairns are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then have some family-friendly fun at Psychic Twin Featherz.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Brisbane driving holiday planning site.

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairns in May, with highs in Brisbane at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.