7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  23​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, then hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney online driving holiday planner .

New York City, USA to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from New York City to Sydney. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and Palm Cove Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Cairns reach 85°F and lows reach 69°F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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