5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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 21st (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cairns holiday maker app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cairns is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Cairns, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May, things will get a bit cooler in Cairns: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Adventure Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. There's lots more to do: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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