16 days in Sydney, Fraser Island & Port Douglas Itinerary

16 days in Sydney, Fraser Island & Port Douglas Itinerary

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16 days in Sydney, Fraser Island & Port Douglas Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + shuttle:  11​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  28​h
End: Luxembourg City

4
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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Belle Fleur Fine Chocolatesfor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Dee Why Beach. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Freshwater Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney tour itinerary planning site .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Luxembourg City to Sydney. In October, Sydney is a bit warmer than Luxembourg City - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Eli Creek and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Birrabeen and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Fraser Island trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Trinity Beach and Palm Cove Beach. Do your shopping at Coffee Works and Funstuff by Lynda. Change things up with a short trip to Tanks Arts Centre in Edge Hill (about 1h 20 min away). Spend the 30th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Spend the 29th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, look for gifts at Whileaway, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, and kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Douglas online journey planner .

You can do a combination of car, ferry, flight, and shuttle from Fraser Island to Port Douglas in 11.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, ferry, train, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fraser Island in October since evenings lows in Port Douglas dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Tanks Arts Centre, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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