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:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  26​h
End: New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire all the interesting features of The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns online trip itinerary maker .

New York City, USA to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Cairns, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Cairns is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 85°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by With Sugar and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
With Sugar ©
With Sugar

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take a stroll through The Rocks, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then stroll through Bondi Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sydney online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in October, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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