10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + bus:  20​h
Margaret River
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
New Delhi

2
days
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, Head underground at Lake Cave, and then kick back and relax at Surfers Point. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Busselton Jetty, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamelin Bay, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

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New Delhi, India to Margaret River is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Busselton Jetty, Surfers Point, Mammoth Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

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.
On the 5th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, then get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Margaret River to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Margaret River to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. In June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

2
days
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Opal Reef and then look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and then tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June: highs in Port Douglas hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Mossman Gorge, Shaolin Junk Cruises
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Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Shaolin Junk Cruises ©
Shaolin Junk Cruises
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tablelands, Waterfalls, and Spanish Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns attractions planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Trinity Beach, Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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