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Cairns to sydney in three days :)

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1. Posted by Wanders (Budding Member 41 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

well i can confirm you can drive cairns to sydney in three days haha, been heading down for the new job and wanted to take in the sights in sydney before i started, didn't drive fast as its the double demerit long weekend, took the inland route... carins - townsville - charters towers - roma - moree - gunnedah - muswellbrook and then onto the coast.
slept in the car and started driving at 630am, awesome drive, love the window to the west area scenery, can't wait to have a nosey round sydney tomorrow before heading west to start earning some cash on the farm :)

2. Posted by Cool Paul (Travel Guru 611 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

That's crazy. do you have bull bars on your car?

I hitched a ride with a guy in adelaide and it took 3 days to get to melbourne because we couldn't drive at night. We did one day but we almost slammed into a kangaroo the first night.

3. Posted by Wanders (Budding Member 41 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

haha it was abit crazy, my eyes were going crossed eyed towards the end, no don't have a bullbar on my car, had a few close calls with roos as well, i didn't actually drive when it was dark though, started driving each day at around 630am as the sun was rising and stopped at about 5pm, no stops apart from 5 mins here and there to fuel up.... going to be nice having an easy drive into sydney and using my legs sightseeing for the day!