10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Chennai (Madras)
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Chennai (Madras)

3
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney holiday planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) in August, things will get much colder in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

2
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planning app .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get little chillier in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
day
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are somewhat warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 16th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: choose your vessel at Shaolin Junk Cruises and get your game on at Cairns Kart Hire Track.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Shaolin Junk Cruises

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