19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  2​h
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Noosa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
5
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Daydream Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
7
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Sydney
— 1 night
End: Sydney

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.
For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

Adelaide to Sydney is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Adelaide in December, with lows around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
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.
For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane online travel route planner .

Getting from Sydney to Brisbane by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. January in Brisbane sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Noosa.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Noosa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Brisbane to Noosa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island
For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island trip builder app .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Noosa 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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You will leave for Brisbane on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Fraser Island to Brisbane in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and train; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Daydream Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

3
nights
Daydream Island

Daydream Island
For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Daydream Island tour builder app .

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Daydream Island with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Daydream Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cairns.

Things to do in Daydream Island

Parks Wildlife Spas
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Port Douglas (With Sugar & Safaris). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Daydream Island to Cairns. In January in Cairns, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, The Jack Barnes Bicentennial Mangrove Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head outdoors with Watsons Bay, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary builder site .

Getting from Cairns to Sydney by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in January, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:
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Watsons Bay ©
Watsons Bay
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Speed Boats Tours

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