11 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Port Douglas Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Port Douglas Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Adelaide & Port Douglas Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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 is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. March in Sydney sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Dedicate the 14th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

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You can fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 60°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia

3
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 17th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Adelaide to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Adelaide - with highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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