9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  27​h
1
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
3
Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Esperance
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

1
day
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 3rd (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Cairns is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, car, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in March: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, then steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairns to Perth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairns in March, Perth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Denmark.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

1
night
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Denmark online visit planner .

Getting from Perth to Denmark by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Perth in March, with highs in Denmark at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

1
day
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay and then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

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You can drive from Denmark to Esperance in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Esperance are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): wander the streets of The Rocks, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Esperance to Sydney in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Esperance in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Sydney. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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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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