24 days in Cairns & Adelaide Itinerary

24 days in Cairns & Adelaide Itinerary

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24 days in Cairns & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  26​h
1
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Adelaide
— 13 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Madrid

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, Spas & Wellness, & more) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, do some two-wheel cruising with Trail Bike Adventures, and admire the natural beauty at Munro Martin Parklands.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cairns vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Madrid, Spain to Cairns is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Madrid to Cairns. While traveling from Madrid, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

13
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Angaston (Lambert Estate Wines & Thorn-Clarke Wines), God's Hill Wines (in Lyndoch) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip builder tool .

Fly from Cairns to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in July, expect nights in Adelaide to be a bit cooler, around 8°C, while days are colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Marananga, Greenock, Glenelg
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

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