12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 2 nights
2
Kirribilli
— 1 night
3
Bongaree
— 1 day
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
5
Cairns
— 3 nights

2
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.
The Rocks Markets has been added to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Mary's Cathedral and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Step out of the city life by going to The Giant Stairway and Terrigal Beach. Step out of Sydney to go to Katoomba and see Blue Mountains, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the striking landscape at The Gap Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kirribilli.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Katoomba, Terrigal Beach
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

1
night
Kirribilli

Kirribilli ©
On the 17th (Tue), stop by The Children's Bookshop, stroll through Chinamans Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Blues Point Reserve, and finally don't miss a visit to Jeffrey Street Wharf.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kirribilli trip planner.

Kirribilli is just a short distance from Sydney. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bongaree.

Things to do in Kirribilli

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

The Children's Bookshop, Chinamans Beach, Blues Point Reserve
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Blues Point Reserve ©
Blues Point Reserve
Chinamans Beach ©
Chinamans Beach
The Children's Bookshop ©
The Children's Bookshop

1
day
Bongaree

Bongaree ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Bribie Island Butterfly House and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sylvan Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bongaree trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kirribilli to Bongaree. December in Bongaree sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Bongaree

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Sylvan Beach
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Sylvan Beach ©
Sylvan Beach
Bribie Island Butterfly House ©
Bribie Island Butterfly House

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Brisbane Arcade and Newstead House are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dicky Beach and Daisy Hill Conservation Park. Step out of Brisbane to go to Caloundra and see Moffat Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: get interesting insight from Tours and examine the collection at Old Government House.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane route planner.

You can travel from Bongaree to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Daisy Hill Conservation Park
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Daisy Hill Conservation Park ©
Daisy Hill Conservation Park
Dicky Beach ©
Dicky Beach
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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nights
Cairns

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and St Monica's Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Atherton Tablelands and Josephine Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Cairns side-trips: Cathedral Fig Tree (in Yungaburra) and Babinda Boulders (in Babinda). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Michaelmas Cay, stop by Fujii Store, and admire the masterpieces at KickArts Contemporary Arts.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Brisbane to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Brisbane, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cathedral Fig Tree, Babinda Boulders
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Michaelmas Cay ©
Michaelmas Cay
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands
Babinda Boulders ©
Babinda Boulders

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