10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Oslo

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Government House. The adventure continues: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and browse the exhibits of Justice & Police Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney travel tool .

Oslo, Norway to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 9 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Oslo in March: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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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 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then make a trip to Trinity College Chapel.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in March since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

1
day
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.
On the 7th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Douglas online visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Melbourne to Port Douglas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Port Douglas is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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 8th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns online journey builder .

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. March in Cairns sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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