14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
Travel:  2​h 30​min
4
Hamilton Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
End: Cairns

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney road trip tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Sydney are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
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.
On the 8th (Fri), walk around Roma Street Parkland and then walk around South Bank Parklands. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and then get in on the family fun at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

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You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. November in Brisbane sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 10th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Whitsunday Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Brisbane in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Whitsunday Island: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

4
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for wildlife, beaches, adventure, zoos & aquariums, and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina, stroll through Catseye Beach, perfect your strike at Hamilton Island Bowling Alley, and meet the residents at Wild life Hamilton Island.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Hamilton Island holiday planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Whitsunday Island to Hamilton Island. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hamilton Island, with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Island Marina ©
Hamilton Island Marina
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club

3
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.
Explore Cairns' surroundings by going to Safaris (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, view the masterpieces at Village Gallery, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairns day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Hamilton Island to Cairns takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Safaris
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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