34 days in Sydney & Port Douglas Itinerary

34 days in Sydney & Port Douglas Itinerary

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34 days in Sydney & Port Douglas Itinerary

Start: Tallahassee
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 18 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 11 nights
shuttle + Fly:  34​h
End: Tallahassee

18
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Head to Sydney Fish Market and ATTY Galleryfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Blue Mountains National Park (Anvil Rock Lookout, Pulpit Rock Lookout, & more), Leura (Leura Mall & Leura Post Office) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at Berowra Valley National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Manly Beach, revel in the low prices at Birkenhead Point Brand Outlet, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney visit planning app .

Tallahassee, USA to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. While traveling from Tallahassee, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Leura, Berowra Valley National Park, Blue Mountains, Sydney Harbour National Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

11
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Four Mile Beach. Visit Palm Cove Beach and Myall Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Village Gallery (in Palm Cove), Walu Wugirriga Lookout (in Cow Bay) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park). Spend the 6th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Mowbray National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, view the masterpieces at Des Spencer Galleries, hunt for treasures at Sunday Market Port Douglas, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas route planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Port Douglas at 87°F and lows at 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Cape Tribulation, Walu Wugirriga Lookout, Trinity Beach, Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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