10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Alice Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  2​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 17th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, steep yourself in history at Shrine of Remembrance, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. February in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

2
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.
On the 19th (Tue), take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Sydney Opera House, then stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Sydney

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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

1
night
Alice Springs

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get great views at Anzac Hill, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in February: highs in Alice Springs hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Walking tours
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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 22nd (Fri), take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, then don't miss a visit to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Wintjiri Arts + Museum.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Museums Tours Wildlife

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Yulara
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Wintjiri Arts + Museum ©
Wintjiri Arts + Museum
Helicopter Tours
Red Desert Reptiles ©
Red Desert Reptiles

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