14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
End: London

2
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 striking features of Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of The Rocks, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planning site .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In October, Sydney is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Whitsunday Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Whitsunday Island, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 24th (Wed), cool off at WetSide Water Park, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then appreciate the history behind Duncan Chapman Statue.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Hervey Bay trip builder site .

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Hervey Bay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hervey Bay can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Duncan Chapman Statue
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
WetSide Water Park ©
WetSide Water Park

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 26th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Whitsunday Island to Cairns takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cairns, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

1
night
Sydney

Sydney
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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