10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Charters Towers
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Hughenden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Winton
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Cairns
— 4 nights
End: Cairns

2
nights
Charters Towers

Charters Towers ©
Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. Charters Towers is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, get engrossed in the history at Assay Room and Mining Museum, steep yourself in history at Towers Hill Lookout and Amphitheatre, and don't miss a visit to Stock Exchange Arcade.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Charters Towers day trip website .

Cairns to Charters Towers is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hughenden.

Things to do in Charters Towers

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Queensland
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Stock Exchange Arcade ©
Stock Exchange Arcade
Leahton Park ©
Leahton Park
Zara Clark Museum ©
Zara Clark Museum

1
night
Hughenden

Hughenden ©
Hughenden is a town and locality in the Shire of Flinders, Queensland, Australia. On the 25th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Porcupine Gorge National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hughenden holiday planning website .

Drive from Charters Towers to Hughenden in 3 hours. In September in Hughenden, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Richmond.

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Parks Nature
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Porcupine Gorge National Park ©
Porcupine Gorge National Park

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
Richmond is a town and locality in the Shire of Richmond in western Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Richmond Fossil Hunting Sites, then gain insight at Cambridge Downs Heritage Display Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Kronosaurus Korner.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Richmond itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Hughenden to Richmond in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Richmond are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Winton.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums
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Kronosaurus Korner ©
Kronosaurus Korner

1
night
Winton

Winton ©
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Australian Age of Dinosaurs, see the interesting displays at Waltzing Matilda Centre, and then stop by Winton Opal Gems.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Winton route planning tool .

You can drive from Richmond to Winton in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Winton

Museums Shopping
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Australian Age of Dinosaurs ©
Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Waltzing Matilda Centre ©
Waltzing Matilda Centre

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Palm Cove) and Port Douglas (Safaris, With Sugar, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Winton to Cairns. In September, daytime highs in Cairns are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

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