9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  6 h 45 min
2
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Singapore

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.
Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Buildingfor some retail therapy. Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, view the masterpieces at Billich Gallery, and browse the different shops at The Galeries.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping Museums Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Sunday Market Port Douglas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then stop by With Sugar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Port Douglas journey planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Port Douglas at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
Cape Tribulation

Cape Tribulation ©
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach, then learn more about the world around you at Daintree Entomological museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Myall Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Cape Tribulation trip tool.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Thornton Beach ©
Thornton Beach
Myall Beach ©
Myall Beach
Daintree Entomological museum ©
Daintree Entomological museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip app.

Traveling by car from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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