21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 3 nights
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Gold Coast
— 3 nights
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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Adelaide
— 2 nights
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Perth
— 3 nights

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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at St Monica's Cathedral and Samurai Gallery Australia. Relax by the water at Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Birdworld Kuranda (in Kuranda) and Port Douglas (Flagstaff Hill Lookout, Opal Reef, &more). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Pacific Watersports, step off the mainland to explore Michaelmas Cay, browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market, and identify plant and animal life at Cattana Wetlands.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cairns vacation planning website.

Manchester, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum ©

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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.
Visit Kirra Beach and Tugun Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burleigh Head National Park and Greenmount Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gold Coast side-trips: Brisbane (Albert Street Uniting Church, St. John's Anglican Cathedral, &more) and Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head). There's more to do: browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast trip planning website.

Getting from Cairns to Gold Coast by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in November, things will get a bit cooler in Gold Coast: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Robina Town Centre ©
Robina Town Centre

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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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.
Popular historic sites such as Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk and Anzac Memorial are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets, and get engrossed in the history at Sydney Jewish Museum.

Discover how to plan a Sydney trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers ©
Australian Opal Cutters and Pearl Divers
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk ©
Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

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 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, explore the world behind art at ArtVo, and then catch the contagious excitement of Flemington Racecourse. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Australian Sports Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach, and then learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Heide Museum of Modern Art ©
Heide Museum of Modern Art
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
ArtVo ©
ArtVo

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Adelaide

Adelaide
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 18th (Thu), kick back and relax at Semaphore Beach, see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, then examine the collection at South Australian Aviation Museum, and finally stroll through Henley Beach.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
South Australian Aviation Museum ©
South Australian Aviation Museum

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Perth

Perth ©

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get some historical perspective at The Perth Mint and Norm wrightson hairway. Get some cultural insight at Scitech and St. George's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Floreat Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhouse, and get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Arts Centre.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Perth holiday planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Perth is minus 1.5 hours. When traveling from Adelaide in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scitech ©
Scitech
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral

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