10 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

10 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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10 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Phoenix

4
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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Sydney Harbour National Park will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, wander the streets of The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

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Phoenix, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Sydney is 17 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in April: highs in Sydney hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Sydney Harbour National Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Port Douglas to see Safaris about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Cairns at 85°F and lows at 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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