24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Cairns
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Tampa

6
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.
You've added Lets Go Surfing, The Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney Harbour Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Wentworth Falls and Pulpit Rock Lookout. Get in touch with nature at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Camp Cove. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Tampa, USA to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Sydney is 15 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tampa in October: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 76°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Lets Go Surfing
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Werribee Open Range Zoo has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Panorama Garden Estate and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Schanck Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, then contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Frankston Beach.

Discover how to plan a St Kilda trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to St Kilda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in St Kilda reach 68°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Frankston Beach, Panorama Garden Estate, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Cape Schanck Lighthouse, William Ricketts Sanctuary
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Frankston Beach ©
Frankston Beach

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paronella Park as well as Kuranda Scenic Railway. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Atherton Tablelands. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness and Birdworld Kuranda. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Safaris (in Port Douglas).

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from St Kilda to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St Kilda in October; daily highs in Cairns reach 85°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Safaris, Birdworld Kuranda, Paronella Park, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Safaris
Scuba & Snorkeling
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo. Visiting Kirra Beach and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Natural Bridge and Story Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Surfer's Paradise Beach (in Surfers Paradise) and Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head). It doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cairns in October; daily highs in Brisbane reach 77°F and lows reach 61°F. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Australia Zoo
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Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach