42 days in Sydney & Airlie Beach Itinerary

42 days in Sydney & Airlie Beach Itinerary

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42 days in Sydney & Airlie Beach Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  28​h
1
Sydney
— 18 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Airlie Beach
— 20 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  36​h
End: Barcelona

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and St. Mary's Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Kiama Blowhole (in Kiama), Werri Beach (in Gerringong) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Tien Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney travel website .

Barcelona, Spain to Sydney is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Sydney. In February, Sydney is much hotter than Barcelona - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Katoomba, Mosman, Wollongong, Australian Reptile Park, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

20
nights
Airlie Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Horseshoe Bay and Grays Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Bowen Historical Society and Museum and Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Airlie Beach: Bowen (Horseshoe Bay Rotary Lookout, The Big Mango, & more), Smalleys Beach (in Cape Hillsborough) and Ballantyne's Strawberry Farm (in Camerons Pocket). On the 6th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Dryander National Park. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, take a tour by water with Cumberland Charter Yachts, step off the mainland to explore Gloucester Island National Park, and kick back and relax at Boathaven Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Airlie Beach by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Airlie Beach, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bowen, Proserpine, Cape Hillsborough, Finch Hatton, Gloucester Island National Park
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 23:
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Kayaking & Canoeing
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef

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