19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
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.
You've now added Sydney Opera House to your itinerary. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Toronto to Sydney. Traveling from Toronto in August, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

5
nights
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.
Cairns is known for wildlife, adventure, trails, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, and take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Cairns: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Village Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny), Australia Zoo (in Beerwah) and Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Library (in Caboolture). Next up on the itinerary: walk around South Bank Parklands, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, and get your game on at SunJet Simulations.

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

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Brisbane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in September, with highs in Brisbane at 28°C and lows at 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Caboolture Regional Art Gallery and Library, Australia Zoo
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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