16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + bus:  33​h
1
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
4
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Toronto

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, then kick back and relax at Surfers Point, and then hike along Redgate Beach. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Redgate Wines and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online attractions planner .

Toronto, Canada to Margaret River is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Margaret River, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Surfers Point, Redgate Wines
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Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre
Redgate Wines ©
Redgate Wines

3
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach, then kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Sandalwood Gallery Broome, identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, and then stroll through Roebuck Bay.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome itinerary planning app .

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. August in Broome sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Sydney.

Things to do in Broome

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

3
nights
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 26th (Sun), kick back and relax at Bondi Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Sydney online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Sydney takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Broome to Sydney. When traveling from Broome in August, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as St Mary’s by The Sea chapel and Horses in Port. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Douglas day trip planning site .

Getting from Sydney to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Michaelmas Cay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. August in Cairns sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay

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