10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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day
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 3rd (Sat): hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be cooler, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then stop by Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, examine the collection at National Sports Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and Ambush Gallery. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Billich Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, then stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then pick up some local products at Palm Beach Currumbin Farmers Markets.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Gold Coast in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach

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 10th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, view the masterpieces at Village Gallery, and then stroll through Palm Cove Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairns travel route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gold Coast in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

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