18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  23 h 30 min
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h
2
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Melbourne
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Manchester

5
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've added Queen Victoria Market, Neighbours Tour, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Phillip Island Wildlife Park and St. Kilda Beach. Head to Federation Square and Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centrefor plenty of shopping.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning website.

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 26- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 10 hours. Traveling from Manchester in November, you will find days in Melbourne are much warmer (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for Port Fairy.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, Phillip Island Wildlife Park
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Port Fairy tour site.

You can drive from Melbourne to Port Fairy in 3.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sun) before leaving for Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Nature Wildlife

few
hours
Melbourne

Melbourne
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Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Cairns on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Barron Gorge National Park and Reef Magic Cruises.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairns online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Melbourne to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Barron Gorge National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Reef Magic Cruises ©
Reef Magic Cruises
Barron Gorge National Park ©
Barron Gorge National Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Rocks, Taronga Zoo to Manly Beach Walk and BridgeClimb. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Pitt Street Mall. There's still lots to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and revel in the low prices at Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney road trip website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairns in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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