20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Indore
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Canberra
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Newcastle
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
7
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Indore

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Get in touch with nature at ANZAC Parade Walk and Namadgi National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mr Spokes Bike Hire, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and steep yourself in history at Lanyon Homestead.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Canberra using our trip planner.

Indore, India to Canberra is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Indore in June, expect Canberra to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk
Spas

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Collins St/Swanston St, browse the eclectic array of goods at South Melbourne Market, and then browse the different shops at Emporium Melbourne.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne day trip tool.

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Canberra in June, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Collins St/Swanston St ©
Collins St/Swanston St
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

3
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Balmoral Beach, Mosman and Bondi Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and The Rocks. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of King Street, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and listen to music at Sydney Opera House.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Bronte Beach
Highlights from your plan
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
On the 12th (Fri), stroll through Horseshoe Beach, thensteep yourself in history at Nobbys Head, thengo for a walk through Bathers Way Coastal Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Newcastle tour planning site.

Drive from Sydney to Newcastle in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Newcastle, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Newcastle

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 13th (Sat), experience rural life at Tropical Fruit World, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, and then kick back and relax at Greenmount Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): tee off at Surfers Paradise Golf Club and then admire the natural beauty at Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast road trip planning app.

Getting from Newcastle to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newcastle in June, Gold Coast is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Tropical Fruit World
Highlights from your plan
Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a stroll through West End. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Brisbane Arcade, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Albert Street Uniting Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Cathedral, and finally get your game on at Psychic Twin Featherz.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brisbane trip planning tool.

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Brisbane sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brisbane Arcade ©
Brisbane Arcade
West End ©
West End
Albert Street Uniting Church ©
Albert Street Uniting Church

2
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, thenhunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas, thenget great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and finally look for gifts at Moonglow Jewellery.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas vacation planner.

You can fly from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Port Douglas at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Shopping Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel ©
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel
Sunday Market Port Douglas ©
Sunday Market Port Douglas

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, thenlearn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Cairns Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns. Keep things going the next day: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at Samurai Gallery Australia, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tanks Arts Centre
Highlights from your plan
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

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