11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 1 night
4
Port Douglas
— 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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and stroll around Fitzroy Gardens.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip tool.

Lahore, Pakistan to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahore to Melbourne is 5 hours. In October, Melbourne is colder than Lahore - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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nights
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through The Rocks, stop by Darling Harbour, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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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 12th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairns trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip website.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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