19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Guangzhou
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Cairns
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Guangzhou

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, visit Darling Harbour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip website.

Guangzhou, China to Sydney is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Guangzhou in February: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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

3
nights
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne journey planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Melbourne, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

8
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Paronella Park (in Mena Creek) and Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in February, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Paronella Park, Trinity Beach, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

2
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.
Port Douglas is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge Centre, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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