10 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

10 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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10 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

Des Moines
Fly:  32​h
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
Des Moines

2
days
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 11th (Mon), experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner .

Des Moines, USA to Cairns is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Des Moines to Cairns, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Des Moines in March, with highs in Cairns at 87°F and lows at 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

5
days
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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Get some cultural insight at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, about 46 minutes away. Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sydney online itinerary maker .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 79°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks

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Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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