15 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

15 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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15 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  25​h
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  24​h
End: Brussels

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Brett Whiteley Studio, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney trip maker app .

Brussels, Belgium to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Brussels to Sydney. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can 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
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Daintree Discovery Centre and Doongal Aboriginal Art. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mossman Gorge and Trinity Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda), Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas & Agincourt Reef) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). Spend the 23rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, take in the exciting artwork at Michael Seebeck Gallery, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Cairns reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Daintree Discovery Centre, Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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