12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 1 day
Fly + Bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Caloundra
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  7​h
3
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
day
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 Australian Surf Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see Australian Surf Tours, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

2
nights
Caloundra

Caloundra ©
Golden Beach Hire has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get interesting insight from Golden Beach Hire, then look for gifts at MaisyMoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bulcock Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kings Beach. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Moffat Beach and then stroll through Dicky Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Caloundra tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Caloundra by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In February in Caloundra, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Golden Beach Hire ©
Golden Beach Hire
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake McKenzie. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Allom and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Fraser Island trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Caloundra to Fraser Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In February, daily temperatures in Fraser Island can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

3
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.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Freshwater Station, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Cairns Kart Hire Track. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas and then kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach.

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

Getting from Fraser Island to Cairns by combination of car, ferry, and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cairns Kart Hire Track, Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Localing Private Tours Melbourne has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum and then savor the flavors at Localing Private Tours Melbourne. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in February, expect Melbourne to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Localing Private Tours Melbourne ©
Localing Private Tours Melbourne

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