4 days in Cairns & South Australia Itinerary

4 days in Cairns & South Australia Itinerary

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4 days in Cairns & South Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h
1
Cairns
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h
2
Delamere
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
3
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Cairns

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairns day trip app .

Sydney to Cairns is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Cairns at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Delamere.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature
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Delamere

Delamere ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): kick back and relax at Carrickalinga Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Blowhole Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Delamere trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cairns to Delamere. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in November: high temperatures in Delamere hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Delamere

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Carrickalinga Beach
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Blowhole Beach ©
Blowhole Beach

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and then take an in-depth tour of Old Timers Mine. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, and then get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Coober Pedy trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Delamere to Coober Pedy. In November, Coober Pedy is a bit warmer than Delamere - with highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

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