5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tokyo
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 1 day
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Tokyo

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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.
On the 14th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

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Tokyo, Japan to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tokyo in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get curious at Questacon, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Floriade.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Canberra, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Canberra

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Questacon ©
Questacon
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Floriade ©
Floriade

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night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in November since evenings lows in Gold Coast dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then stroll through Trinity Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns route maker site .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in November, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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