13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Green Bay
Fly:  29​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Alice Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Green Bay

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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney route site .

Green Bay, USA to Sydney is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Green Bay to Sydney. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Green Bay in February; daily highs in Sydney reach 80°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, and finally step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Mona, and then kick back and relax at Bellerive Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Hobart journey planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Hobart in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in February, with highs in Hobart at 72°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Macquarie Island, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Mona, Bellerive Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens ©
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

1
night
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston day trip planning tool .

Getting from Hobart to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Launceston are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Launceston

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Woolmers Estate
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Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Woolmers Estate ©
Woolmers Estate
City Park ©
City Park

1
day
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip builder site .

Fly from Launceston to Alice Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston in March, expect nights in Alice Springs to be somewhat warmer, around 65°F, while days are much warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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 4th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, admire the sheer force of Josephine Falls, and then have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

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Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in March, plan for slightly colder days in Cairns, with highs around 87°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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