30 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

30 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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30 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 12 nights
2
Sydney
— 14 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

12
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.
Visit Thornton Beach and Trinity Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Four Mile Beach. Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). Spend the 3rd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 10th (Tue) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Opal Reef, take some stellar pictures from Earl Hill, explore the striking landscape of Barron Gorge National Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cairns is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, Cairns is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

14
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass, Lincoln's Rock, & more) and Hartley Historic Village (in Little Hartley). Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Kanangra-Boyd National Park. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney travel planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, Sydney is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Perry's Lookdown, Hartley Historic Village, Shelly Beach, Kanangra-Boyd National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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