13 days in Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

13 days in Melbourne, Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Great Ocean Road as well as Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Get some historical perspective at Old Melbourne Gaol and Parliament House of Victoria. Head to Melbourne Central and Readings Book Shopfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, stop by Lord Coconut, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne driving holiday planner.

New Delhi, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Melbourne is 4.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) ©
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
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.
Passions of Paradise Reef Tour has been added to your itinerary. On the 15th (Wed), kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then stop by Funstuff by Lynda. On the next day, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, look for gifts at Cairns Central Shopping Centre, then see some colorful creatures with Passions of Paradise Reef Tour, and finally kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairns travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, Cairns is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. On the 17th (Fri), you're off to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Passions of Paradise Reef Tour ©
Passions of Paradise Reef Tour

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.
St. Mary's Cathedral has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Art Gallery of New South Wales. Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Shelly Beach. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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