14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Proserpine
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Hydeaway Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Ayr
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Kurrimine Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Mission Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Daintree
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
10
Palm Cove
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
11
Clifton Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Proserpine

Proserpine ©
Proserpine is a town and a locality in the Whitsunday Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 23rd (Sat), stop by Colour Me Crazy and then explore and take pictures at Whitsunday Gold Coffee Plantation.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Proserpine trip builder app .

Sydney to Proserpine is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Proserpine, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Proserpine

Shopping
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Colour Me Crazy ©
Colour Me Crazy

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Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Boathaven Beach and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): look for gifts at Into The Blue Gallery and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach online trip planner .

Airlie Beach is just a stone's throw from Proserpine. In February, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Hydeaway Bay.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Boathaven Beach ©
Boathaven Beach

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Hydeaway Bay

Hydeaway Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Gloucester Island National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hydeaway Bay Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hydeaway Bay journey builder site .

Traveling by car from Airlie Beach to Hydeaway Bay takes an hour. In February, daytime highs in Hydeaway Bay are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Ayr.

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Parks Wildlife Nature
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Gloucester Island National Park ©
Gloucester Island National Park

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Ayr

Ayr ©
Ayr is a town and locality in the Shire of Burdekin, Queensland, Australia.GeographyAyr is located 88km south of Townsville on the Bruce Highway and 12km away from the (smaller) town of Home Hill. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Zaro Cultural Gallery, browse the exhibits of Ayr Nature Display, and then see the interesting displays at Ashworth's Treasures of the Earth.

Find out how to plan Ayr trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Hydeaway Bay to Ayr in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kurrimine Beach.

Things to do in Ayr

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Home Hill
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Ayr Nature Display ©
Ayr Nature Display

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Kurrimine Beach

Kurrimine Beach ©
On the 28th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurrimine Beach National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kurrimine Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Ayr to Kurrimine Beach in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Kurrimine Beach

Beaches Outdoors Wildlife
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Kurrimine Beach National Park ©
Kurrimine Beach National Park

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Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
On the 1st (Fri), cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, take in the exciting artwork at Helen Wiltshire Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mission Beach online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Kurrimine Beach to Mission Beach takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Tours Adventure Beaches
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Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Skydiving
Helen Wiltshire Gallery ©
Helen Wiltshire Gallery

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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 2nd (Sat): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip maker tool .

You can drive from Mission Beach to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Daintree.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground

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Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. On the 3rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Daintree National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Daintree trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Cairns to Daintree takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Daintree

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Daintree National Park
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park

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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.
On the 4th (Mon), get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout and then explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at With Sugar, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef.

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Traveling by car from Daintree to Port Douglas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

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Palm Cove

Palm Cove
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Village Gallery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Palm Cove trip itinerary maker tool .

Palm Cove is just a stone's throw from Port Douglas. In March, daytime highs in Palm Cove are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Clifton Beach.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Museums Shopping
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Clifton Beach

Clifton Beach ©
On the 7th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Birdworld Kuranda, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Barron Falls. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Earl Hill and then stroll through Trinity Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Clifton Beach online visit planner .

Clifton Beach is just a stone's throw from Palm Cove. In March, daily temperatures in Clifton Beach can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Clifton Beach

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kuranda, Trinity Beach
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Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda
Earl Hill ©
Earl Hill
Barron Falls ©
Barron Falls

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