9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Beerwah
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h
2
Cairns
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Fort Smith


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3
nights
Beerwah

Beerwah ©
Beerwah is a rural town and a locality in the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. Australia Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Buderim Forest Park. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Thrill Hill Waterslide, get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Beerwah trip builder app .

Fort Smith, USA to Beerwah is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Fort Smith to Beerwah. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Fort Smith in March: highs in Beerwah hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Beerwah

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, The Ginger Factory, Thrill Hill Waterslide, Buderim Forest Park
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
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.
On the 19th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cairns trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Beerwah to Cairns by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Beerwah in March since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cairns Kart Hire Track ©
Cairns Kart Hire Track

1
night
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then head outdoors with Horses in Port, and finally look for gifts at Moonglow Jewellery.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Horses in Port ©
Horses in Port

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The adventure continues: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, stop by DUX Collection Sydney, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney road trip app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Sydney in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Port Douglas in March, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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