16 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

16 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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16 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
2
Sydney
— 12 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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 2nd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Cairns Cenotaph and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cairns online trip maker .

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns. Expect colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in June: highs in Cairns hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Cairns Cenotaph ©
Cairns Cenotaph

12
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Echo Point Lookout, & more). Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's lots more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in May; daily highs in Sydney reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Katoomba, Taronga Zoo, First Fleet Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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