13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes City Botanic Gardens as well as Australia Zoo. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens, then let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Brisbane day trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. You will leave for Cairns on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Nepalese Pagoda ©
Nepalese Pagoda

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Kuranda Rainforest Journeys, Scuba & Snorkeling, and other attractions you added. Visiting Esplanade Boardwalk and Four Mile Beach will get you outdoors.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kuranda, Port Douglas, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Daintree Discovery Tours ©
Daintree Discovery Tours
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Mountains Tours as well as Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck. Get in touch with nature at Bondi Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect Sydney to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Blue Mountains Tours ©
Blue Mountains Tours
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
You've now added The Big Banana Fun Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House.

Discover how to plan a Coffs Harbour trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Sydney to Coffs Harbour in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June in Coffs Harbour, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Wildlife Parks
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park

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