7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  30​h
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h
End: Newark

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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 13th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Muddy's Playground, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip builder .

Newark, USA to Cairns is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Cairns, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then make a trip to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and finally wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney travel route planning app .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairns in June, with highs in Sydney at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Art Gallery of New South Wales ©
Art Gallery of New South Wales

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 17th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Brisbane are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

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