19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 4 nights
2
Gold Coast
— 4 nights
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi Beach and Bondi to Coogee Walk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, stop by Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Sydney visit planning website.

Bengaluru, India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. In November, Sydney is slightly colder than Bengaluru - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

4
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.
Warner Bros. Movie World has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Cape Byron Lighthouse. Visiting Surfers Paradise Beach and David Fleay Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. When in Gold Coast, make a side trip to see O'Reillys Birds of Prey in Lamington National Park, approximately Lamington National Park away. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and don't miss a visit to Antarctic Beech Trees.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gold Coast trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. November in Gold Coast sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, O'Reillys Birds of Prey, Cape Byron Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park
David Fleay Wildlife Park

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
On the 14th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, explore the world behind art at Gallery of Modern Art, and then stop by Noosa Chocolate Factory. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, thenexplore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Brisbane takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Brisbane are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

4
nights
Cairns

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.
Head to Village Gallery and Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairnsfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Historic Village Herberton (in Herberton), Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti) and Four Mile Beach (in Port Douglas). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, examine the collection at Mulgrave Settlers Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns attractions website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Historic Village Herberton, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Mulgrave Settlers Museum, Four Mile Beach, Village Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Ambiance Giftsfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melbourne Museum and Federation Square. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Panorama Garden Estate in Boneo--about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in November: highs in Melbourne hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Panorama Garden Estate, St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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