25 days in Australia, New Zealand & New Delhi Itinerary

25 days in Australia, New Zealand & New Delhi Itinerary

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Cairns, Australia
— 2 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 2 nights
3
Gold Coast, Australia
— 1 night
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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 1 night
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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 2 nights
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Wellington, New Zealand
— 1 night
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Christchurch, New Zealand
— 2 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 2 nights
10
Melbourne, Australia
— 3 nights
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Adelaide, Australia
— 1 night
12
New Delhi, India
— 1 night

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Cairns, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. On your second day here, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Before you visit Cairns, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 4.5 hours. When traveling from New Delhi in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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Brisbane, Australia

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around South Bank Parklands and then take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, Brisbane is a bit cooler than Cairns - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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Gold Coast, Australia

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 5th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World and then examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, then experience the excitement of Infinity Attraction, and then take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Observation Deck.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Gold Coast journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Gold Coast in April, plan for slightly colder days in Sydney, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Auckland.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©
The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
On the 11th (Sat), take a stroll through Devonport, then learn about all things military at Auckland Museum, then look for gifts at Pauanesia, and finally don't miss a visit to SkyTower.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Auckland online road trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Auckland in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Auckland. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for little chillier days in Auckland, with highs around 22°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rotorua.

Things to do in Auckland

Museums · Shopping · Nature
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Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Devonport ©
Devonport

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Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Te Puia, witness a stunning natural landmark at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Redwoods Treewalk, delve into the lush surroundings at Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, make a trip to Fancy Meow Cat Cafe, then learn about winemaking at Volcanic Hills Winery, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally make a trip to Amokura Glass.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rotorua online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Auckland to Rotorua takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Auckland in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Rotorua. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks · Nature · Tours
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Horseback Riding Tours
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Te Puia ©
Te Puia

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Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington ©
Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
On the 14th (Tue), take a memorable ride with Wellington Cable Car.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wellington road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Rotorua to Wellington takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rotorua in April, expect nights in Wellington to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Christchurch.

Things to do in Wellington

Transportation · Historic Sites
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Wellington Cable Car ©
Wellington Cable Car

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Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch ©
Recovering from the earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 was no easy task, but Christchurch has faced the challenges with aplomb.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Canterbury Museum and then let little ones run wild at Margaret Mahy Family Playground.

Plan a Christchurch trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Wellington to Christchurch in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Wellington in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Christchurch. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Christchurch

Tours · Transportation · Parks
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TranzAlpine Train ©
TranzAlpine Train
Christchurch Botanic Gardens ©
Christchurch Botanic Gardens
Canterbury Museum ©
Canterbury Museum

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Queenstown is known for fun & games, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wakatipu, push the limits with an extreme tour, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown day trip website.

Fly from Christchurch to Queenstown in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Queenstown Gardens ©
Queenstown Gardens
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Spas

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Melbourne, Australia

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 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs and then look for gifts at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to New Delhi.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping
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Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd ©
Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd

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New Delhi, India

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the striking features of Qutub Minar and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Red Fort, steep yourself in history at Jahanara Begum's Tomb, then steep yourself in history at India Gate, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New Delhi itinerary website.

You can fly from Adelaide to New Delhi in 17.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to India Standard Time (IST) is minus 4 hours. When traveling from Adelaide in April, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in New Delhi: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Historic Sites · Tours
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Food Tours
Qutub Minar ©
Qutub Minar
Red Fort ©
Red Fort

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