18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Queen Victoria Market, Neighbours Tour, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and other attractions you added. Visiting St. Kilda Beach and Phillip Island Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Head to Federation Square and Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel route planner.

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 train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in November, you will find days in Melbourne are much warmer (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Phillip Island Wildlife Park, St. Kilda Beach
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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. Start your trip to Port Fairy by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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
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few
hours
Melbourne

Melbourne
To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. You will leave for Cairns on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns tour itinerary website .

Getting from Melbourne to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Barron Gorge National Park
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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. Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet and Pitt Street Mall. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in November, things will get little chillier in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 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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