11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Muscat

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nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Coogee Beach and Clovelly. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, take a stroll through The Rocks, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary maker website .

Muscat, Oman to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Muscat to Sydney. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Muscat in January, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
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Coogee Beach

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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 25th (Fri), stroll through Lagoon Beach and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island day trip planning app .

Fly from Sydney to Lord Howe Island in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Ned's Beach

1
night
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 26th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Cairns in 5.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 27th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru. On your second day here, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairns in January: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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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.
Visiting Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Boat Hire will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planning site .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January; daily highs in Melbourne reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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