11 days in Sydney & Queensland Itinerary

11 days in Sydney & Queensland Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney & Queensland Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  28​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Lagos

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.
Get some cultural insight at Australian National Maritime Museum and Darling Harbour. Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, explore the galleries of Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary maker .

Lagos, Nigeria to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western African Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Traveling from Lagos in March, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
night
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 26th (Tue), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, browse the exhibits of Des Spencer Galleries, then take in the exciting artwork at Studio 49 Artisan Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Port Douglas at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Studio 49 Artisan Gallery ©
Studio 49 Artisan Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Michael Seebeck Gallery, view the masterpieces at Doongal Aboriginal Art, then view the masterpieces at Underart Gallery, then take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery.

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You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March in Cairns, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Village Gallery, Tanks Arts Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

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