10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  34​h
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Lord Howe Island
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  7​h 30​min
4
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: London

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, trek along Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online day trip planner .

London, UK to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 9 hours. Traveling from London 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), stroll through Manly Beach, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, then don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take a stroll through The Rocks.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, then kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lord Howe Island trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 7th (Tue), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Douglas sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Lord Howe Island to Port Douglas in 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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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 8th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairns vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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