11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Hyderabad

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

Hyderabad, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Cairns due to the time zone difference. In April, Cairns is a bit cooler than Hyderabad - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): trek along Kuniya Walk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online holiday planner .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Cairns in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, Melbourne is slightly colder than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, look for gifts at DUX Collection Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and look and learn at Sydney Observatory.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary builder site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Sydney at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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