11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights

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.
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 Flinders Street Station, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker.

Xining, China to Melbourne is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney travel planning site.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns route builder site.

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Cairns reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Spas, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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nights
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 15th (Sat), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then stop by With Sugar.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

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