11 days in Greater Sydney, Queensland & Perth Itinerary

11 days in Greater Sydney, Queensland & Perth Itinerary

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Manly
— 1 day
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Perth
— 1 night

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Manly

Manly ©
Located 11 km (7 mi) across the harbor from Sydney, a holiday in Manly combines quiet neighborhood charm and coastal attractions, all the while placing you within easy access to the big city.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House, then identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Manly trip itinerary builder website.

Lagos, Nigeria to Manly is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from West Africa Standard Time (WAT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lagos in March: high temperatures in Manly hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Manly

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vaucluse House, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
North Head Sanctuary ©
North Head Sanctuary
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Pelican Feeding, browse the different shops at Harbour Town Premium Outlets, then browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre, and finally kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Manly to Gold Coast takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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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 outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Trinity Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Village Herberton and Australian Butterfly Sanctuary. Go for a jaunt from Cairns to Port Douglas to see Safaris about 1h 15 min away.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gold Coast in March: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Historic Village Herberton, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Historic Village Herberton ©
Historic Village Herberton
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, steep yourself in history at The Fremantle Round House, then examine the collection at WA Maritime Museum, and finally make a trip to Norm wrightson hairway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, then kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Cairns to Perth by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Cairns in March, Perth is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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