3 days in Australia Itinerary

3 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour itinerary builder

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Sydney
— 1 day
Fly
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Cairns
— 1 night
Drive
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Tully
— 1 night
Drive to Cairns International Airport, Fly to Sydney

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Sydney

— 1 day

The Harbour City

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.
On the 4th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Parks

Cairns

— 1 night

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns journey planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Tully.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Tully

— 1 night
Tully is a town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. You've now added Tully Sugar Mill Tour Day Tours to your itinerary. On the 6th (Sun), make a trip to Golden Gumboot and then catch all the local highlights with Tully Sugar Mill Tour Day Tours.

Plan trip to Tully with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Tully takes 2 hours. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tully

Tours
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.