21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Fly:  29​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

5
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.
Let the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Sydney Tower Eye and SKYWALK capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Powerhouse Museum. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip builder.

Vancouver, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Sydney are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Adelaide on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You've added State Library of South Australia, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, Ayers House Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum and hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide itinerary maker.

Fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gorge Wildlife Park, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
Highlights from your plan
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

4
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 Blue Dive Port Douglas, Fly Sea Eagle, Bernie's Jazz Piano Cafe, and other attractions you added. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cairns Night Markets and Sunday Market Port Douglas. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Rusty's Market, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cairns travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Cairns in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in June, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Douglas
Highlights from your plan
Reef Magic Cruises ©
Reef Magic Cruises
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
Sunday Market Port Douglas ©
Sunday Market Port Douglas

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 Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, Gold Coast Island Buggy Tours and Queen Street Mall. There's more to do: meet the residents at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in July: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gold Coast Island Buggy Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Queen Street Mall ©
Queen Street Mall

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