11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

2
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Sydney trip simple and quick.

San Francisco, USA to Sydney is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Sydney, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 77°F and lows are around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, explore the activities along Swan River, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth road trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In November, Perth is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Perth to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Perth in November since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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