10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Brisbane
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Hobart
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Doha


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1
night
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.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and then make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary maker website .

Doha, Qatar to Sydney is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in August, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral and then relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens.

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You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, Brisbane is little chillier than Cairns - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

1
day
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 22nd (Wed): head off the coast to Macquarie Island, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hobart online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Hobart takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Brisbane in August, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Macquarie Island
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Macquarie Island ©
Macquarie Island
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Family-friendly places like Melbourne Museum and Old Melbourne Gaol will thrill your kids. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Shrine of Remembrance and Trinity College Chapel. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne route maker app .

Fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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