33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Exeter
train + Fly:  27​h
Sydney
— 10 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  7​h
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Cairns
— 15 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  26​h
Exeter

11
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.
When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney online visit planner .

Exeter, UK to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Traveling from Exeter in November, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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2
days
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 15th (Fri), delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fraser Island, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

2
days
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane travel planner .

Do a combination of car, ferry, and flight from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. In November, daytime highs in Brisbane are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Wildlife
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

15
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more), Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more). Spend the 19th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the sheer force of Alexandra Bay Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Green Island, and get interesting insight from Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns day trip tool .

Getting from Brisbane to Cairns by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, Cairns is a bit warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Port Douglas, Daintree National Park, Yorkeys Knob Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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