21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 4 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Katoomba
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights

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Melbourne

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.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Central and Parliament House of Victoria. Escape the urban bustle at St. Kilda Beach and St Kilda Pier. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Melbourne Central
4.2
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Scenic Drive
The Great Ocean Road
4.8

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Sydney

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.
On the 15th (Wed), snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Sydney. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Rocks
4.6
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Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2
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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
4.8

3
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Escape the urban bustle at Wentworth Falls Lookout and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail. Do your shopping at Josophan's Fine Chocolate and Blue Mountains Cultural Centre. And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Leura Mall, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, trek along The Giant Stairway, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba road trip planner.

Drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Katoomba when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Blue Mountains
4.6

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Head to Village Gallery and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairnsfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, browse the exhibits of Underart Gallery, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Katoomba in April; daily highs in Cairns reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.7

1
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Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape Tribulation travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Cairns to Cape Tribulation by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Natural History Museum
Daintree Entomological museum
3.9
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Beach
Myall Beach
4.8

2
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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Douglas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Port Douglas by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
With Sugar
5.0

2
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take a stroll around Federation Square, then view the masterpieces at The City Gallery, then take a stroll through Collins St/Swanston St, and finally look for gifts at Australian By Design.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online holiday maker.

Getting from Port Douglas to Melbourne by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in April, you will find days in Melbourne are little chillier (23°C), and nights are much colder (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Civic Center
Federation Square
4.1
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Wildlife Area
Trin Warren Tam-boore
5.0
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Neighborhood
Collins St/Swanston St
4.4

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