14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Taguig City, Luzon
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
3
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h
4
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Townsville
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
End: Taguig City, Luzon

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip planning website .

Taguig City, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Taguig City to Sydney. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Taguig City in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 81°F and lows are around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Shelly Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wet 'n' Wild Water World as well as Warner Bros. Movie World. On the 28th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, find something for the whole family at Wet 'n' Wild Water World, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenmount Beach. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Sea World Theme Park and then get in on the family fun at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Greenmount Beach ©
Greenmount Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Whitsunday Island trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gold Coast to Whitsunday Island. When traveling from Gold Coast in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Whitsunday Island, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Coffee Works, relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Whitsunday Island to Port Douglas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in January, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

3
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 4th (Fri), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, head off the coast to Museum of Tropical Queensland, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Strand. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at The Drill Hall Studio, don't miss a visit to Riverway, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Little Crystal Creek.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Townsville journey maker tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Townsville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daytime highs in Townsville are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Museums
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The Strand ©
The Strand
Little Crystal Creek ©
Little Crystal Creek

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