18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Hyderabad

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 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planner .

Hyderabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Hyderabad in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
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, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney itinerary site .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In June, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sea World Theme Park in Main Beach (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nepalese Pagoda, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. June in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Scuba & Snorkeling & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns online travel route builder .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, Cairns is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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