10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kagoshima
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Daintree
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Kagoshima


1
night
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Daintree Wild Zoo, and then explore the galleries of Floravilla Ice Cream Factory & Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Daintree itinerary planner .

Kagoshima, Japan to Daintree is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kagoshima to Daintree. Traveling from Kagoshima in April, expect Daintree to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Daintree

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Daintree Wild Zoo ©
Daintree Wild Zoo
Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory ©
Floravilla Ice Cream Factory

1
night
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.
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): experience rural life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip itinerary app .

Getting from Daintree to Port Douglas by car takes about an hour. April in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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.
On the 30th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairns sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. April in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then don't miss a visit to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip app .

Getting from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairns in May, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

3
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.
Manly Beach has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Sydney, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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