21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairns
— 2 nights
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
3
Melbourne
— 5 nights
4
Perth
— 5 nights

2
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 your second day here, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip builder app.

Berlin, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 9 hours. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

5
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, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, Sydney is a bit cooler than Cairns - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 31st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, browse the collection at State Library Victoria, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Wineries Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). Dedicate the 4th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, let the kids burn off some steam at Kent Street Weir, stroll through Pinnaroo Point Beach, and have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Perth day trip app.

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Perth reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Pinnaroo Point Beach, Fremantle Prison, Kent Street Weir
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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