10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  31​h
End: Houston

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Art Gallery of New South Wales. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, view the masterpieces at Billich Gallery, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Houston, USA to Sydney is an approximately 21-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Sydney is 16 hours. In May, Sydney is slightly colder than Houston - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bronte Beach
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
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 29th (Wed): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally view the masterpieces at Yubu Napa Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, make a trip to Ormiston Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs holiday maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Nature Parks
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Araluen Cultural Precinct ©
Araluen Cultural Precinct
Ochre Pits ©
Ochre Pits

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
On the 1st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Injidup Beach, then do a tasting at Happs Winery and Cellar Door, then do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Surfers Point, then kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, then do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, and finally look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Margaret River travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Alice Springs to Margaret River in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alice Springs to Margaret River is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Surfers Point, Injidup Beach
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Injidup Beach ©
Injidup Beach

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