60 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

60 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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60 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

London
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 31 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Cairns
— 26 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
London

31
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.
Get outdoors at Bondi Beach and Sydney Harbour National Park. Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park (Pulpit Rock Lookout, Lincoln's Rock, & more), Blackheath (Gallery Blackheath, Day FIne Art, & more) and Trees Adventure Grose River Park (in Richmond). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook. Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

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London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Sydney reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

26
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.
Visit Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Daintree National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Wonga Beach (in Wonga Beach), Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, & more) and Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Barron Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Atherton Tablelands.

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You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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