16 days in Sydney, Kangaroo Island & Cairns Itinerary

16 days in Sydney, Kangaroo Island & Cairns Itinerary

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16 days in Sydney, Kangaroo Island & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Berlin

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder .

Berlin, Germany to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Sydney are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 16th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Safaris (in Port Douglas). Spend the 18th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Cairns in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, Safaris
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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