14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Dallas

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip site .

Dallas, USA to Sydney is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 16 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House and then get curious at Questacon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Canberra hover around 55°F and lows are around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
On the 8th (Sat), Head underground at Lake Cave, Head underground at Jewel Cave, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and finally look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Canberra to Margaret River takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Canberra to Margaret River is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Surfers Point, Cowaramup Bay, Mukau Giftware & Gallery
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cable Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Broome Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Broome itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Broome, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Mossman Gorge and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Cairns with a short trip to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas in Port Douglas, about 1h 15 min away.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cairns itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Broome to Cairns by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Broome in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre, Trinity Beach, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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