22 days in Sydney & Queensland Itinerary

22 days in Sydney & Queensland Itinerary

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22 days in Sydney & Queensland Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 15​min
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cape Tribulation
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + ferry + Drive + bus:  3​h
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
Stockholm

4
days
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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to Sydney due to the time zone difference. June in Sydney sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Nielsen Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
days
Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park and then look for gifts at MaisyMoo. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mooloolaba Beach, don't miss a visit to HMAS Brisbane, then get your game on at Rockit Climbing Gym, and finally have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mooloolaba travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Mooloolaba in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Mooloolaba can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

Rockit Climbing Gym, Noosa National Park, MaisyMoo
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

3
days
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.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and admire all the interesting features of Captain Cook Highway.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

Drive from Mooloolaba to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Captain Cook Highway, Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

3
days
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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas. Spend the 27th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Beach, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and look for gifts at With Sugar.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Brisbane to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In June, Port Douglas is somewhat warmer than Brisbane - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

3
days
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.
Family-friendly places like Daintree National Park and Myall Beach will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Dubuji Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Tribulation Beach, experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall.

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Getting from Port Douglas to Cape Tribulation by combination of car and ferry takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Dubuji Boardwalk ©
Dubuji Boardwalk

4
days
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Muddy's Playground. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Next up on the itinerary: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises, have fun at Esplanade Lagoon Pool, take in the exciting artwork at Bones and Jones, and get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairns road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car, ferry, and bus from Cape Tribulation to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and shuttle; or drive. July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

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