39 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Island & Cairns Itinerary

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Sydney
— 21 nights
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Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 13 nights
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Sydney — 21 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sydney: Katoomba (The Giant Stairway, The Three Sisters, &more), Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass & Lincoln's Rock) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Make the 14th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney itinerary builder app.

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Toronto to Sydney. Traveling from Toronto in March, expect Sydney to be much hotter, temps between 79°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Whitsunday Island.
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Whitsunday Island — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park, then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Whitsunday Island journey website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Whitsunday Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect nights in Whitsunday Island to be about the same, around 71°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll travel to Cairns.
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Cairns — 13 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Daintree National Park (in Cape Tribulation), Port Douglas (Horseback Riding Tours, Four Mile Beach, &more) and Wangetti (Rex Lookout & Hartley's Crocodile Adventures). Spend the 27th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Whitsunday Island to Cairns takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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