10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
2
Darwin
— 1 night
3
Perth
— 2 nights
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Calgary

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.
On the 14th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge and then take a stroll through The Rocks. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Tower Eye and Skywalk.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sydney tour itinerary planner .

Calgary, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Calgary to Sydney, you'll lose 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

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

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
On the 16th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour and then kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin journey builder website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Darwin takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for warmer days in Darwin, with highs around 36°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and then have fun at City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip website .

You can fly from Darwin to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Darwin to Perth. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Darwin in June, with highs in Perth at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne attractions planning website .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Melbourne is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in June, you will find days in Melbourne are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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