12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Bhubaneswar

2
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 Clovelly. Visit Manly Beach and Coogee Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Bhubaneswar, India to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bhubaneswar to Sydney is 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bhubaneswar in September: highs in Sydney hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach, then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast day trip tool .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Captain Cook Highway, kick back and relax at Dicky Beach, and then browse the collection at State Library Of Queensland.

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Drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Captain Cook Highway
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens
State Library Of Queensland ©
State Library Of Queensland

4
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Palm Cove Beach and Trinity Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove), Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman) and Safaris (in Port Douglas).

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip maker site .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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