9 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

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9 days in Cairns & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

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.
On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Cairns is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 9 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in March; daily highs in Cairns reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Australian National Maritime Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, steep yourself in history at Justice & Police Museum, and stroll through Clovelly.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planning website .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairns in March; daily highs in Sydney reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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