14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h
3
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Buenos Aires

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take an in-depth tour of Hyde Park Barracks.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary builder tool.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Sydney is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In April in Sydney, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
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 2nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurrawa Beach, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Head National Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. May in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

3
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Explore hidden gems such as Mossman Gorge Centre and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see the vivid underwater world at Agincourt Reef.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Douglas trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Gold Coast to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in May: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
Highlights from your plan
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

3
nights
Cairns

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Trinity Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove) and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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