7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  26​h
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h 15​min
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  23​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
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 24th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

New York City, USA to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Sydney is 15 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Sydney reach 65°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

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
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
day
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

Plan trip to Broome with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Sydney to Broome by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Broome: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Botanical Gardens and Palm Cove Beach. When in Cairns, make a side trip to see Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas in Port Douglas, approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 26th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cairns online journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Cairns takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Broome to Cairns due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Broome in June: highs in Cairns hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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