10 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Sydney
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  20​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
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 Sydney Opera House, Hyde Park and Manly Scenic Walkway. Get in touch with nature at Manly Beach and Lincoln's Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass & Pulpit Rock Lookout). There's more to do: make a trip to Queen Victoria Building (QVB) and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney vacation planner.

Houston, USA to Sydney is an approximately 21-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Houston to Sydney, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Blue Mountains National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
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 Spirit of Cairns, Palm Cove Beach and Wait-a-While Rainforest Tours. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Four Mile Beach. Head to Coffee Works and Sunday Market Port Douglasfor plenty of shopping.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cairns attractions planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 87°F and lows are around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Spirit of Cairns ©
Spirit of Cairns

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Camp Cove has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey builder site .

Getting from Cairns to Sydney by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 81°F and lows are around 65°F. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Camp Cove ©
Camp Cove

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