10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Broome
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Margaret River
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  14​h
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral and then kick back and relax at Cable Beach.

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Melbourne to Broome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Broome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Broome to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral ©
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): Head underground at Mammoth Cave and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Lake Cave, explore the striking landscape at Jewel Cave, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Broome to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Wine Tours & Tastings
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas journey planner .

Getting from Margaret River to Port Douglas by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 14 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. October in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Spas & Wellness

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairns online tour 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. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Helicopter Tours

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 5th (Fri), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairns in October, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be slightly colder, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Helicopter Tours
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October: highs in Sydney hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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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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