9 days in Cairns, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Cairns, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Cairns, Kangaroo Island & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

2
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.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cairns day trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

few
hours
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain and then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cairns to Kangaroo Island takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
nights
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.
Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In September in Sydney, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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