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 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): trek along Kuniya Walk, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Uluru, then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more 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. Traveling from Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

1
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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 5th (Mon), examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take a stroll through Degraves Street. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Melbourne Central, then see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally admire the masterpieces at Craft Victoria.

Plan trip to Melbourne with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Brett Whiteley Studio and ATTY Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Billich Gallery. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney online trip planner .

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 a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Village Gallery, get into the urban bustle at Tanks Arts Centre, view the masterpieces at Underart Gallery, then browse the exhibits of Doongal Aboriginal Art Gallery Cairns, and finally browse the exhibits of Michael Seebeck Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cairns vacation planning app .

You can fly from Sydney to Cairns in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Village Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre

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