24 days in Sydney, Cairns Region & Nadi Itinerary

24 days in Sydney, Cairns Region & Nadi Itinerary

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24 days in Sydney, Cairns Region & Nadi Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Fly:  25 h
1
Sydney, Australia
— 11 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h
2
Cairns, Australia
— 7 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Nadi, Fiji
— 2 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Brussels, Belgium

11
nights
Sydney, Australia

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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through The Rocks, and engage your brain at Powerhouse Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Brussels to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Brussels in February; daily highs in Sydney reach 31°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taronga Zoo, Shelly Beach, Jenolan Caves, Bondi to Coogee Walk, Wentworth Falls
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

7
nights
Cairns, Australia

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and Thornton Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach), Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach & Safaris) and Daintree Discovery Centre (in Cow Bay). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and get great views at Rex Lookout.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, Cairns is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Wangetti, Daintree Discovery Centre, Thornton Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

2
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Natadola Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant. On your second day here, take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the striking landscape at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Nadi road trip app .

Getting from Cairns to Nadi by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from Cairns to Nadi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nadi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denarau Island, Natadola Beach
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Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina

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