21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h 45​min
3
Noosa
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Maleny
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll get in some beach time at Brighton Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Hanging Rock Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Frankston Beach (in Frankston), Bells Beach (in Torquay) and Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve (in Beaconsfield). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at St Kilda beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To plan Melbourne vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Hyderabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in November: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Daylesford, Frankston Beach, Brighton Beach, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Manly Scenic Walkway and Terrigal Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Govetts Leap (in Blackheath), Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and Leura (Everglades Historic House and Gardens & Sublime Point Lookout). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, and kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in November since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Leura, Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Govetts Leap, Shelly Beach
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Step off the beaten path and head to Noosa Main Beach and Bulcock Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mooloolaba Beach and Maroochydore Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Kings Beach (in Caloundra), Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim) and Mount Ninderry (in Yandina). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Coolum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Peregian Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Fairhill Native Plants & Botanic Gardens.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa online journey planner .

Getting from Sydney to Noosa by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Mount Ninderry, Buderim Forest Park, Fairhill Native Plants & Botanic Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

1
night
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
On the 17th (Sun), trek along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, admire the sheer force of Kondalilla Falls, and then hike along Obi Boardwalk.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maleny road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Noosa to Maleny takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Maleny are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Kondalilla Falls
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls
Obi Boardwalk ©
Obi Boardwalk

4
nights
Cairns

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St Monica's Cathedral and Innisfail Temple. Step off the beaten path and head to Mossman Gorge Centre and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove), Port Douglas (Opal Reef & Horses in Port) and Wrights Lookout (in Kuranda). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Babinda Boulders, head off the coast to Michaelmas Cay, take in the pleasant sights at Red Arrow Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cairns online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Maleny to Cairns in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Maleny in November, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Babinda Boulders, Palm Cove Beach, Wrights Lookout, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders

Similar Plans

22 days in Melbourne, Sydney & Cairns BY A USER FROM FRANCE October, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in Gold Coast, Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 53 days in Melbourne & Greater Melbourne BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans