10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Shoal Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Pulpit Rock Lookout and Bondi Beach. Visit Manly Beach and Coogee Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Logan Brae Orchard (in Blackheath) and Coachwood Glen Nature Trail (in Megalong Valley). And it doesn't end there: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary builder app .

If you are flying in from Finland, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Sydney are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, Pulpit Rock Lookout, Logan Brae Orchard
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
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Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): kick back and relax at Jimmy's Beach, then examine the collection at Port Stephens Shell Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Barry Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Singing Bridge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bennetts Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Shoal Bay tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Shoal Bay takes 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawks Nest, Port Stephens Shell Museum, Singing Bridge, Barry Park
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Jimmy's Beach ©
Jimmy's Beach
Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Bennetts Beach ©
Bennetts Beach

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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 7th (Wed), trek along Coastal walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church.

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Traveling by car from Shoal Bay to Port Macquarie takes 3 hours. Traveling from Shoal Bay in November, you will find days in Port Macquarie are little chillier (23°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Flinders Chase National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Macquarie to Kangaroo Island in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park ©
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park

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