10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
2
Stanley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Beauty Point
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Moreton Island
— 1 day
Travel:  4​h 15​min
6
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: London


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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 30th (Mon), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne journey builder site .

London, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Melbourne, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 1st (Tue), stop by Providore 24, stop by Sticks & Stones Shells & Bones, then shop like a local with Cow 'n' Calf Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Stanley trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Stanley in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Melbourne in September, Stanley is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Beauty Point.

Things to do in Stanley

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Providore 24 ©
Providore 24

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Beauty Point

Beauty Point ©
Beauty Point is a town by the Tamar River, in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at George Town Watch House, do a tasting at Holm Oak Vineyards, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Platypus House, then meet the residents at Seahorse World, and finally view the masterpieces at Tamar Valley Art Shack.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Beauty Point trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Stanley to Beauty Point in 2.5 hours. In October in Beauty Point, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Beauty Point

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

George Town Watch House, Tamar Valley Art Shack, Holm Oak Vineyards, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Platypus House ©
Platypus House
George Town Watch House ©
George Town Watch House

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Hobart

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Richmond Gaol, and finally contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hobart route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Beauty Point to Hobart takes 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Moreton Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Richmond Gaol
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Richmond Gaol ©
Richmond Gaol

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Moreton Island

Moreton Island ©
Off Queensland's southeastern coast, Moreton Island offers steep dunes and beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Tangalooma Wrecks, then head off the coast to Moreton Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Moreton Lighthouse.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Moreton Island day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hobart to Moreton Island. Traveling from Hobart in October, expect Moreton Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Moreton Island

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island
Cape Moreton Lighthouse ©
Cape Moreton Lighthouse
Tangalooma Wrecks ©
Tangalooma Wrecks

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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 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, then kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gold Coast tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Moreton Island to Gold Coast takes 4 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Gold Coast can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 6th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of Brisbane, then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then explore and take pictures at Suncorp Stadium.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Brisbane tour app .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane
Suncorp Stadium
Suncorp Stadium

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