29 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

29 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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29 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

Amsterdam
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Cairns
— 11 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Sydney
— 15 nights
Fly:  24​h
Amsterdam

11
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Palm Cove Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Cape Tribulation (Daintree National Park & Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness), Palm Cove (Spas & Wellness & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, have fun at Muddy's Playground, and cool off at Sugarworld Waterpark.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cairns is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Cairns, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Cairns is much warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, Trinity Beach, Sugarworld Waterpark
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

15
days
Sydney

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Shelly Beach (in Manly), Gallery Blackheath (in Blackheath) and Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba). Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in December, things will get slightly colder in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Gallery Blackheath, Shelly Beach, Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
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Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

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