10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
4
Port Douglas
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally see a show at Sydney Opera House. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Clovelly, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Sydney is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 4 hours. In August, Sydney is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
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): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, Melbourne is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

1
night
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 15th (Wed), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

few
hours
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.
On the 16th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas itinerary planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, with highs in Port Douglas at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Wildlife, #Adventure, #Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises and then identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

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

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