15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Whitsunday Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Toronto

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Taronga Zoo as well as Featherdale Wildlife Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 15 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in November; daily highs in Sydney reach 29°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Taronga Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Whitsunday Island is known for beaches and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Whitsunday Islands National Park, and explore the activities along Hill Inlet.

Plan my day in Whitsunday Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Whitsunday Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, you will find days in Whitsunday Island are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You will leave for Cairns on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Barron Falls as well as Kuranda Koala Gardens. Step out of Cairns with an excursion to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas in Port Douglas--about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk and take a leisurely stroll along The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns travel route planning site .

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Cairns in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kuranda, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Highlights from your plan
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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