7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Katoomba to see Wentworth Falls about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney is 2 hours. In August, Sydney is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

1
day
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 9th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 10th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns route maker app .

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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