14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  22​h 30​min
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
Manchester

2
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Perth is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in January, with highs in Perth at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

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Fremantle
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

3
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.
Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, about 44 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder website .

Getting from Perth to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cairns, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

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

2
days
Gold Coast

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck and then kick back and relax at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gold Coast online trip maker .

Getting from Cairns to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in January; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 33°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

4
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Coogee Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney attractions planner.

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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Sydney Harbour Bridge

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