7 days in Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Cairns, Gold Coast & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 28th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to Cairns is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in July, things will get little chillier in Cairns: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

1
day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast tour planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Gold Coast in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in July; daily highs in Gold Coast reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks Parks
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney attractions planner .

Getting from Gold Coast to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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