28 days in Sydney, Airlie Beach & Fraser Island Itinerary

28 days in Sydney, Airlie Beach & Fraser Island Itinerary

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28 days in Sydney, Airlie Beach & Fraser Island Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 21 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  16​h 30​min
3
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

21
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 outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: The Crommelin Native Arboretum (in Pearl Beach), Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley) and Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout, Pulpit Rock Lookout, & more). Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. On the 19th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Perry's Lookdown. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, identify plant and animal life at Tambourine Bay Reserve and Warraroon Reserve Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Blackheath, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Corridor of Oaks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Shute Harbour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Airlie Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Airlie Beach at 26°C and lows at 21°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wabby. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie and then take a peaceful walk through Central Station Rainforest.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Airlie Beach to Fraser Island in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fraser Island when traveling from Airlie Beach in August, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

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

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