15 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

15 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  18​h
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

8
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.
Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Sydney is 18 hours. In November, Sydney is warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Safaris & Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas). Spend the 11th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Esplanade Boardwalk, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cairns trip website .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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