10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Norfolk Island
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h
2
Port Macquarie
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Alice Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h
4
Albany
— 1 day
Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Charlotte

1
day
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Chapel, contemplate the long history of Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, then kick back and relax at Emily Bay, then stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, and finally don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Norfolk Island itinerary planner .

Columbia, USA to Norfolk Island is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Norfolk Time is 16 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Columbia in October: highs in Norfolk Island hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

1
day
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 21st (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip planner .

Fly from Norfolk Island to Port Macquarie in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk Island to Port Macquarie due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Norfolk Island in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk

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day
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, then get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs day trip planning site .

Fly from Port Macquarie to Alice Springs in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Port Macquarie in October, expect nights in Alice Springs to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are warmer, around 90°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, contemplate the long history of Point King Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Albany takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Alice Springs in October: highs in Albany hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Nature Historic Sites
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Point King Lighthouse ©
Point King Lighthouse
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

2
nights
Hobart

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Richmond Gaol and Cascade Brewery. Get a sense of the local culture at Constitution Dock and Hobart Convict Penitentiary. Go for a jaunt from Hobart to Brighton to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary about 30 minutes away. On the 25th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, snap pictures at Richmond Bridge, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart tour itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Albany to Hobart in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Albany to Hobart due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Richmond, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Food Tours
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

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