10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9​h
1
Darwin
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  2​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Broken Hill
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, take an in-depth tour of Darwin Aviation Museum, then examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and finally identify plant and animal life at East Point Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Darwin trip itinerary planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Darwin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Darwin is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Singapore in August since evenings lows in Darwin dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Wildlife Parks
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RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve

1
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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 4th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, then get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs tour planner.

Fly from Darwin to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Darwin in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then make a trip to Uluru, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru ©
Uluru

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 7th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Mad Max Museum, then identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, and finally examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Broken Hill sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Broken Hill takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August: highs in Broken Hill hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mad Max Museum
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Mad Max Museum ©
Mad Max Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Sydney Jewish Museum, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then stop by Jason Ree, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Broken Hill to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Broken Hill in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Jewish Museum ©
Sydney Jewish Museum
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

2
nights
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 10th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Shopping Centre, and finally look for gifts at Miami Marketta.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre ©
Miami Marketta ©
Miami Marketta

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