10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

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

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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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 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Royal Exhibition Building. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Melbourne itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In July, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore and take pictures at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and then get great views at Uluru.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

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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 16th (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then have fun at Muddy's Playground, and then trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairns online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, expect nights in Cairns to be much warmer, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas holiday planner.

You can take a bus from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Port Douglas are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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