10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  30​h
1
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Minneapolis

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
On the 10th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, then kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lord Howe Island trip itinerary tool .

Minneapolis, USA to Lord Howe Island is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Lord Howe Island is 16 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Rocks and St Stephen's Uniting Church. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and see a show at Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner .

Getting from Lord Howe Island to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Beaches Parks
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip app .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 98°F to lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., then take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Federation Square. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then explore the world behind art at Victorian Artists' Society.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 81°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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