Cairns Sydney Route Planner Travelwheels campervan hire

Here at travelwheels we love planning campervan roadtrips for our customers!  For example over the years our staff and customers have compiled a list of all the great places to visit.  Cool stuff such as best or free things to do on the East Coast of Australia for you guys! Therefore we decided to write this Cairns Sydney Route Planner with all the information you especially need to plan your campervan holiday!

Cairns Sydney route planner map with places to visit

Cairns Sydney route planner map

Below is a link to our FREE Cairns Sydney Route Planner you can download.
Free Cairns to SydneyPDF download - email us

As a result of downloading our PDF guide, you will save time and especially energy planning your Cairns campervan hire road trip.  You will find this PDF really useful with great tips to help you organise your holiday.   Furthermore we recommend reading our Cairns Sydney Route Planner sister guide to free camping on east coast of Australia.  This was especially written by our staff and customer feedback on Travelwheels facebook page.

How long is the drive from Cairns to Sydney in a campervan?

For the most part, this probably the most popular question travellers email Travelwheels Campervan Hire Cairns branch.  The question normally goes something like this, “How long is the drive from Cairns to Sydney in a campervan?“.

Travelling in a van gives you the chance to make the most out of your travel as you can see many different places at your own pace

Travelling in a van gives you the chance to make the most out of your travel as you can see many different places at your own pace

Driving distance between Cairns and Sydney 2600kms

Cairns is approximately 2600kms away from Sydney. Many people for example especially make the classic travellers mistake of trying to do the Cairns to Sydney Campervan Hire route as fast as possible!  For example, many people reflecting on their trip afterwards said they would do it differently.  Many travellers were bitterly disappointed as a consequence of rushing a Cairns to Sydney road trip! There are so many great places to visit along the East Coast of Australia, so why rush!  Furthermore do you really want to have a ‘driving holiday’?  Together with Travelwheels campervan hire cairns team we want you to have an amazing time having fun in the sun!  Above all, this is why we suggest checking out our Travelwheels Cairns Sydney Route Planner to work out your trip in advance.

cairns sydney route planner map

Cairns sydney route planner map

Check out low prices on Cairns to Sydney campervan hire roadtrips

Furthermore if you are interested in our low prices on Cairns to Sydney Cheap Campervan Hire Specials, you are in luck!  As a result of our great deals, simply enter your details below!  Alternately why not call our team on 0412766616 in Australia?  Lastly you can email us at [email protected] and we will help your plan your holiday.  Next is a great tip especially for people thinking about hiring a campervan in Australia.  Do you know when is the best time for lowest prices for campervan hire between Cairns and Sydney?  No need to worry if you do not know and here is our guide to the cheapest time to hire a campervan in Australia?

Cairns to Sydney campervan hire road trip – we recommend 21 to 28 days

Travelwheels campervan hire especially recommends taking about three to four weeks (21-28 days) to explore Cairns to Sydney roadtrip. For example this will give you enough time to see all the main or popular things to do on your first trip along the east coast.  Remember this is Australia’s most popular campervan trip from Cairns to Sydney. Below is the link to email us about our Cairns Sydney Route Planner.
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Cairns Sydney Route Planner stay in Cairns for 5-7 days

As a rule the first stop on the Cairns Sydney Route Planner is actually Cairns! This is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and loads of great day trips in and around Cairns. Here is a link to our free things to do in Cairns page written by customer reviews after visiting the area.  There are so many things to do such as visit Cape Tribulation, Port Douglas, Kuranda National Park, Palm Cove, Daintree to name a few things! Don’t rush to get out of Cairns as there are some many incredible things to see in this area.  By the way, our guide to when is the best time to travel to cairns to get good weather  is especially worth reading as well.

Kuranda-Lookout - The Atherton Tablelands should be on your bucket list!

Kuranda-Lookout – The Atherton Tablelands should be on your bucket list!

Explore Cairns and surrounding area by campervan

The Travelwheels Cairns Sydney Route Planner will help you make the most of your trip!  Cairns and the surrounding area is a tantalizing place to explore on your travelwheels Cairns to Sydney campervan hire road trip. For example imagine parking up your campervan in some truly beautiful places for free!  Therefore imagine going to sleep with a stunning scenery all around you, and all for free! Travelwheels campervan Hire in Cairns especially recommends spending about 5-7 days exploring this area.  Most people will first hit the Great Barrier Reef for a couple of days and then ready to hit the road. However we recommend spending another 3 to 4 days to give youselves a great introduction to the areas surrounding Cairns.

You might want to read our top 10 activities in Cairns guide.  This was especially written by our customers looking for fun things to do in Cairns on a budget. In the meantime, below are some of the recommendations we especially suggest in our Cairns Sydney Route Planner for the area:

Cross Daintree River by Ferry to get to Cape Tribulation

Cross Daintree River by Ferry to get to Cape Tribulation

  • Cape Tribulation
  • Boat Day Trips on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach – one of the best kite surfing beaches in Australia
  • Ellis Beach – 30 minutes north of Cairns.  Together with your campervan it is a great beach to chill out and especially relax!
  • Fitzroy Island – take the ferry to Fitzroy and a great place to go snorkelling
  • Daintree Rain Forrest – beautiful area to explore
  • Daintree River – Crocodile boat tours and stay at Daintree Riverview Campsite
  • Port Douglas
The 4 Mile Beach in Port Douglas is just one of many beaches Cairns surrounding areas have to offer

The 4 Mile Beach in Port Douglas is just one of many beaches Cairns surrounding areas have to offer

Extra roadtrips and day trips from Cairns by campervan

Next are a few more suggestions we especially recommend whilst on your campervan roadtrip holiday in Northern Queensland.

  • Visit Kuranda National Park & Sunday Kuranda Craft Market
  • Visit the Northern Secluded Beaches such as Palm Cove!  Couple this with kayaking around Double Island is great!
  • Discover the Outer Reef!  Consequently less tourists and in this case more of an adventure!
  • Cairns is especially known as the adventure capital of Australia!
  • Sky Dive Cairns!
  • Scuba Dive Cairns!  Check out the inner and especially the outer reef
  • Fly to the Great Barrier Reef!  For example a 45min flight over the reef with friends or a small group is especially fun thing to do!
  • Atherton Tablelands!  For example check out the spectacular waterfalls such as Millaa Millaa Falls
  • Mount Hypipamee National Park – visit Mt Hypipamee Crater and Diner Falls
  • Here is our guide to exploring Northern Queensland by campervan if you want to spend more time here.
Atherton Tablelands - Watch out for kangaroos and cassowaries!

Atherton Tablelands – Watch out for kangaroos and cassowaries!

 
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Cairns Sydney Route Planner visit MISSION BEACH 1-2 days

Next stop Travelwheels recommends on the Cairns Sydney Route Planner is……  Mission beach is famous for skydiving and other Adrenalin sports! For example other cool things to do is have a go at some sea kayaking!  Together with a trip to Dunk Island with great walks and fantastic camping is an enticing extra adventure! For example here is a list of some of the popular activities Travelwheels Campervan Hire customers get up to in the area.

Kayaking is one of the most popular water sports in North Queensland

Kayaking is one of the most popular water sports in North Queensland

  • Cairns Sydney Route Planner – visit Mission Beach
  • White water Rafting
  • Mission Beach Sky Diving
  • Great place to relax and together with the great beaches you can top up your tan
  • Fantastic night life especially on the weekend!
  • There are some great campsites close to the beachfront
  • Visit Dunk Island for great camping and walking tracks to explore

AIRLIE / WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS spend 4-5 days here

MUST DO: Whitsundays Daydream Island

MUST DO: Whitsundays Daydream Island

This is definitely one of the highlights of the Cairns Sydney Route Planner trip.  The staff at Travelwheels Campervan Hire Staff highly recommend staying here for 4 or 5 days!  For example why not in sail away on an adventure on a tall ship!  You will especially love sailing around the Whitsundays which is such a magical experience!

  • Eco Tall Ship Adventures
  • For example Scuba Diving in the Whitsunday’s is simply amazing!
  • 3 day/2 night Whitsunday Sailing coupled with Island hoping is a lot of fun!
  • Great night life and usually the weekends really kick off!
  • As a result of the reef being so big, you can go on a superb Great Barrier Reef tour from here.  By the way we highly recommend Fantasea who do brilliant day trips to the Great Barrier Reef.

HERVEY BAY spend 1 to 2 days here

Hervey Bay is a great place to park your van whilst taking the ferry to Fraser Island

Hervey Bay is a great place to park your van whilst taking the ferry to Fraser Island

  • Catch the Ferry to Frasier Island
  • As a result of the whale breeding grounds close by, Hervey Bay is famous for Whale watching!  It is a brilliant place for example to go on whale and dolphin boat tours!
  • Furthermore why not visit the world famous Bundaberg Rum Factory with FREE samples!
  • Baby Turtles!  One thing in particular we really recommend visiting is Mon Repo!   How about watching baby turtles being born on the sands!  Here is a link to more information about the turtle season and when best to visit.  Normally it is approximately from November to March

FRASER ISLAND spend 3 days here

You can leave your Cairns Sydney Route Planner in your Travelwheels Campervan Hire Australia van!  Most people will go on an organised tour and take the ferry to the world’s largest Sand Island!  By the way you can not take a campervan on the ferry to Fraser Island.  Most campervan companies will not allow you to take the camper on to the island.  However they will usually allow 4×4 hired vehicles (check your terms and conditions just in case!).

The Fraser Island shipwreck will not be the only thing that leaves you speechless!

The Fraser Island shipwreck will not be the only thing to amaze you!The Fraser Island shipwreck will not be the only thing that leaves you speechless!

  • Visit Fraser Island which is the World’s Largest Sand Island!
  • Have a BLAST hiring a 4×4 and driving around the island!
  • Camp right on the beach in tranquil surroundings
  • Explore the beautiful and stunning lakes
  • Famous Ship Wreck, free to explore – Ms. Maheno
  • Spot Shark and Sting Rays!
  • Swim through crystal clear water
  • Great place to see Whales and Dolphins on the seashore

NOOSA 1-3 days

Next on our list is one of Travelwheels Campervan Hire Staff’s favourite places to visit on the East Coast of Australia.  There are lots of great little side trips for example you can do on our Cairns Sydney Route Planner in and around Noosa area.  For example we love the 3 day canoe trips in to the national parks close by which are an unforgettable experience.

Watch the sunset at Noosa beach

Watch the sunset at Noosa beach

  • Noosa has lovely beaches and great place to chill for a few days
  • Visit the Everglades National Park
  • 3 day Canoe Trips into the National Parks
  • Great Surfing Spot

BRISBANE 1 day

Next on your campervan road trip is Brisbane.  To be honest if you are short on time, then we would recommend skipping it!  For example there are so many other marvelous and especially once in a lifetime things to do along the east coast of Australia.  Above all Brisbane is another city here in Australia. However for us at Travelwheels, the real beauty of Australia is getting out there! Hence for us, the real fun is exploring east coast on your campervan hire road trip!

Brisbane great to explore for a day and to refill your provisions

Brisbane great to explore for a day and to refill your provisions

Cheap Brisbane Campervan hire back to Sydney

On amazing thing about Brisbane is cheap campervan hire back to Sydney!  Therefore if you fancy getting a cut price deal on campervan hire, then start from Brisbane!  All the campervan companies in Australia struggle to especially move vehicles out of Brisbane back to Sydney!  If you want a cheap deal, then call us on 0412766616 or enter your dates below!  Remember we have a price match guarantee on Brisbane to Sydney Campervan Hire! If you can find a cheaper deal, we will beat it out of peak season on the spot!

SURFER’S PARADISE 3-5 days

In addition to being close to Brisbane, Surfers Paradise is especially known in Australia for fun times!  It the place Australians go to have fun, drink, party and course surfing to name a few things!  It is for example, the home to Australia’s best theme parks!

Surfers Paradise - Best spot for a great surf!

Surfers Paradise – Best spot for a great surf!

  • Surfers Paradise – most popular holiday destination in Australia for Australians!
  • Great Beaches!
  • Ace place to Surf or learn to Surf!
  • Four different exciting theme parks to explore!
  • Great nightlight, it’s a PARTY TOWN!

BYRON BAY 5-7 days

Next on our Cairns Sydney Route Planner is Byron Bay!  It is known for so many things and especially for surfing, laid back lifestyle and together with being the most easterly point of mainland Australia! It is right on the beach and also especially famous for it’s surf breaks! Together with being a beach side town, there are lots of cool stuff to do inland as well!  By the way Byron Bay is  approximately 772 kilometers (480 miles) north of Sydney and 165 kilometers (103 miles) south of Brisbane.

Byron Bay Sky Diving experience

Byron Bay Sky Diving

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Here is a quick list of the things our staff especially love to do when visiting Byron Bay on a campervan hire holiday.

  • Byron Bay – best surfing spot on the Coast!
  • Great Sky diving
  • Visit Ninbin (The hippy town of Australia)
  • Fantastic World Heritage Forrest to explore!  Together with great walks these are must be seen to be believed!
  • FREE Night hike to Mt Warning! We especially recommend the climb to the top of Mt Warning!  Furthermore it is known as the first place on Australian mainland to see the sun rise!
  • Dolphin Kayaking
  • Great Night life, and especially a brilliant place to chill out!

COFFS HARBOUR 1-2 days

Next on our list of things to do on our Cairns Sydney Route Planner is Coffs Harbour!  It used to the centre of the banana industry in Australia. However now it is home to the “BIG BANANA!” It is not the first big thing, but it is the one which started off the craze of building big things by the road side in Australia!  Therefore to see where all the other big things are, check out our big things in Australia guide.  Furthermore The Big Banana will celebrate it’s 50th Birthday in 2015!

View at Coffs Harbour from Muttonbird Island

View at Coffs Harbour from Muttonbird Island

Travellers Tip – avoid Coffs Harbour during Australian school holidays (mid dec to end of Jan).  Coffs Harbour is especially popular for Australians going on holiday in the area.  One of the reasons why is the marvelous watersports and lovely weather.  It is starting to getting busier as every year goes by.  However it is now especially known for being an adventure playground for travellers which is a lot of fun!

  • Visit Beautiful Dorrigo National Park – and walk amongst  the trees
  • Brilliant Scuba Diving Area
  • Get your photo next to the BIG Banana!  If you are especially interest in the many Big Things in Australia, then check our guide to where are the Big things in Australia page.
  • Taste a Chocolate Coated Banana
  • Sky Diving/Surfing/White Water Rafting/wineries
  • North of Coff’s is a number of fantastic sandy beaches

PORT MACQUARIE spend 1-2 days here

Next on our adventure from Cairns to Sydney is real hidden gem!  Therefore it is especially worth exploring for a couple of days.  Furthermore Port Macquarie is famous for it’s amazing Koala Hospital! According to the history of Australia, this is the first and oldest Koala hospital in Australia! It was subsequently founded back in 1973, and is an unforgettable experience.

Visit the free koala hospital

Visit the free koala hospital

  • Visit Australia’s oldest Koala Hospital and see them being feed
  • Really lovely beaches away from the tourist crowds!  Nice place to chill out on the beach!
  • Explore coastal lakes and estuaries close by with your campervan.
  • Explore the rainforest canopy at Sea Acres Nature reserve.

PORT STEPHENS spend 1-2 days here

In the big rush to Sydney many people accidentally miss another glorious spot on the East Coast of Australia!  As a result of the wondrous natural harbour, Port Stephens is known as one of the Dolphin Capitals of Australia!  Furthermore it is only about a three hour drive  from Sydney.  In particular it is a great place to chill for a few days and relax!  We highly recommend getting into some of the adventure sports close by!  Furthermore the Dolphin watching tours are essential here!

Port Stephens - Camel tour at sunset

Port Stephens – Camel tour at sunset

It’s especially a good place to find some free camping on East Coast on your campervan hire road trip. How about some Whale and Dolphin Watching, 4WD tours, surfing, horse riding, and parasailing?  Furthermore how about some sea-kayaking and loads of wonderful beaches and walks you can do for free!

  • Port Stephens is the Dolphin Capital of Australia!
  • Resident Pod of 140 Dolphins!
  • Largest sand dunes in the Southern Hemisphere!
  • Sandboarding down massive sand dunes!
  • Only 2 hours north of Sydney!
  • Approximately 21 times the size of Sydney Harbour!
  • Myall Lakes National Park
  • Barrington Tops National Park

HUNTER VALLEY 1-2 days

Visting Hunter Valley for example an interesting place to stop on your Campervan Hire Cairns Sydney Route Planner road trip.  Furthermore why not visit NSW’s largest wine region, but remember no drinking and driving!  The great thing about hiring a campervan is you can drive to all the vineyards.  Loads of other great things to see close by, but your need wheels!  This is when your Travelwheels Campervan Hire camper comes in handy!

Hunter Valley - Beautiful wine region!

Hunter Valley – Beautiful wine region!

  • NSW largest Wine Region
  • If you especially like your wine, then Travelwheels recommends the wine tours!
  • In the meantime why not go on a “introduction to wine appreciation” course with samples!
  • Stay on a houseboat on the Hawkesbury River and above all explore this magical place via the calm waters
  • Relax and enjoy beautiful Hunter Valley Gardens

Cairns Sydney Route Planner BLUE MOUNTAINS 1-3 days

You will especially need your Cairns Sydney Route Planner when you visit the Blue Mountains!  For example there is so much to see and do!  Furthermore remember the Blue Mountains is roughly the size of Belgium!  In addition to it size, the Blue Mountains is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Blue Mountains National Park - Echo Point Lookout

Blue Mountains National Park – Echo Point Lookout

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According to our customers reviews who hired a campervan with travelwheels, they all loved the Blue Mountains!  Here are some of our customer and staff suggestions for things to do in the Blue Mountains.  Together with this guide you will thus see so many of the wonderful sights of the Blue Mountains.  In addition to these tips, many of our happy customer have for example have suggested visiting the main tourists sites early in the morning!  the next best time is later on in the afternoon when all the tourists coaches head back to Sydney!

  • Stop at Echo point and furthermore marvel at the Three Sisters
  • Together with spectacular scenery and wonderful wildlife makes the Blue Mountains a must visit activity!
  • In the meantime take a extra day to explore the Scenic Cliff Drive along Megalong Valley
  • Scenic Railway/Skyway – brilliant views
  • Ride the Steepest Incline Railway in the World!
  • See fab Views at Govetts Leap Lookout
  • Fantastic bush walking
  • Visit Featherdale Heritage Walk
  • Experience Jenolan Caves
  • See Jamieson Valley
  • 4WD Blue Mountains Day Trips

 

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Travelwheels can email you a free Cairns Sydney route planner to help make the most of your Cairns to Sydney campervan road trip.
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Travelwheels Campervan Hire Cairns depot close to the Airport

The Travelwheels Campervan Hire Cairns branch is only a short taxi or bus ride away from Cairns Airport. As a result of being so close, it costs approximately $15-20 for a taxi to our base from Cairns Airport.  Above all remember to bring your Cairns Sydney Route Planner along with you!

Start your holiday withing one hour of arrival at the airport with Travelwheels Cairns

Start your holiday withing one hour of arrival at the airport with Travelwheels Cairns

Travelwheels Review

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Christmas Cairns Sydney Campervan Hire – good way to save money!

Here is another useful tip to save money on one way campervan hire from Cairns!  Have you considered Christmas Cairns Sydney Campervan Hire deal?  Sydney is super expensive at xmas and new year!  Loads of campervan hire companies in Australia hate having campers in Cairns over xmas. Therefore this is a golden opportunity to get a discounted deal on campervan hire!  As a result of starting from Cairns at Christmas you can save nearly 50% off the Sydney rates!  That is especially a big number at Christmas!  Call our team on 0412766616 for more details.  Head over to the Travelwheels facebook reviews page for more info as well.

Contact travelwheels for Cairns Sydney Route Planner

Contact Travelwheels Cairns Campervan Hire office if you have any more questions.  Furthermore we are specialists in planning East Coast of Australia Campervan Roadtrips for first time travellers to Australia.   You can email our friendly team for further information at [email protected] Together with our PDF guide and our website www.travelwheels.com.au that will give you an invaluable resources to plan the perfect campervan holiday in Australia.

Campervan Hire Road Trips – our most popular less touristy trips!

Remember we also offer other great campervan hire roadtrips in Australia.  For example a popular trip for both staff and customers that get’s good customer reviews is the Great Ocean Road.  Here is a short list of some of the highly rated campervan hire road trips our customers have enjoyed with Travelwheels.

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Now you have the information you need with our Cairns to Sydney Route Planner, the time has come to book your campervan hire in Australia.  All you have to do is enter your dates below for our best deals on Cairns to Sydney Campervan Hire.  You can always call our team on 0412766616 for more details on our discounted deals.  We will beat all competitor quotes for Cairns to Sydney outside of peak season, so enter you details below or call now.