20 days in Oceania & London Itinerary

20 days in Oceania & London Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  25 h
1
Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Cairns, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Airlie Beach, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
5
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Gallery of Victoria and Old Melbourne Gaol. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip tool.

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from London in September, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

3
nights
Cairns, Australia

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Botanical Gardens and Esplanade Boardwalk. Spend the 22nd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns online tour planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Cairns in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in September, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Airlie Beach, Australia

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach road trip planning site.

You can fly from Cairns to Airlie Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairns in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Airlie Beach: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

3
nights
Sydney, Australia

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.
On the 27th (Wed), go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk and then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, thensnap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney visit website.

Traveling by flight from Airlie Beach to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Airlie Beach in September, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trafalgar Square and Agent November. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, walk around Hyde Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and don't miss a visit to Tower of London.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Sydney to London by flight takes about 25 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to London is minus 10 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in London reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 5:
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Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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