5 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

5 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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5 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
End: London

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns travel route planner.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in November; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally make a trip to Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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