12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 1 night
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Daintree
— 3 nights
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
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Sydney — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Blue Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, take a stroll through The Rocks, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Blue Mountains.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip planning website.

Nashville, USA to Sydney is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 16 hours traveling from Nashville to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in March, expect nights in Sydney to be much warmer, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Cairns.
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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.
To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 74°F. You'll set off for Daintree on the 19th (Tue).
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Daintree — 3 nights

Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. You've now added Daintree Boatman Wildlife Cruises to your itinerary. Step out of Daintree with an excursion to Passions of Paradise Reef Tour in Cairns--about 1h 45 min away.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Daintree trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Cairns to Daintree in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Alice Springs.
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Alice Springs — 2 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): head outdoors with Simpsons Gap, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboriginal Australia Culture Centre. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Daintree to Alice Springs by journey takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Daintree to Alice Springs. When traveling from Daintree in March, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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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.
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