13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 1 day
shuttle:  2​h
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Melbourne
— 2 nights
End: Melbourne

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Circular Quay, Bondi Beach, The Three Sisters, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: wander the streets of The Rocks and let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In March, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Three Sisters, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

1
day
Cairns

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.
Atherton Tablelands has been added to your itinerary.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in March: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 87°F and lows are around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Parks
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Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

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Port Douglas

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.
Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip website .

Getting from Cairns to Port Douglas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. March in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 74°F at night. You'll set off for Adelaide on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Adelaide

Adelaide
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Adelaide in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Port Douglas in March, expect Adelaide to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 60°F. You'll set off for Kangaroo Island on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 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 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 56°F at night. You will leave for home on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites
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Royal Exhibition Building ©
Royal Exhibition Building
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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