5 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

5 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

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5 days in Sydney & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Chennai


1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney journey builder site .

Chennai, India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in May: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Coogee Beach ©
Coogee Beach

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

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