10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pokolbin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 10th (Mon), meet the residents at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, hike along Coastal walk, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then do a tasting at Long Point Vineyard.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Port Macquarie journey planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Port Macquarie is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Port Macquarie. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in June, with highs in Port Macquarie at 15°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park ©
Long Point Vineyard ©
Long Point Vineyard

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 12th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coffs Harbour Beach, and then get great views at Forest Sky Pier.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coffs Harbour road trip planning website .

Drive from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Port Macquarie in June, expect nights in Coffs Harbour to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

1
night
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 13th (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, and then get great views at Barry Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nelson Bay trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Nelson Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Barry Park, Tomaree Head
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Barry Park ©
Barry Park

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Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
On the 14th (Fri), do a tasting at Scarborough Wine Co, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hunter Valley Zoo, learn about winemaking at Peterson House, then do a tasting at Harkham Wines, and finally do a tasting at Ivanhoe Wines.

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Getting from Nelson Bay to Pokolbin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Hunter Valley Zoo
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Hunter Valley Zoo ©
Hunter Valley Zoo
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines

1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): trek along The Giant Stairway, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, then don't miss a visit to Leura Cascades, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and finally take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Katoomba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Katoomba are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Leura Cascades, Govetts Leap
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Katoomba in June since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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