10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Yangon (Rangoon)
Fly + bus:  19​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
4
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Yangon (Rangoon)

1
night
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, Head underground at Jewel Cave, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): Head underground at Mammoth Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, then stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, and finally kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River vacation maker tool .

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Margaret River is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Surfers Point, Cowaramup Bay
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
On the 19th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cosy Corner Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, stroll through Nanarup Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Albany, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach
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Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

1
day
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 (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Albany to Brisbane in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Albany to Brisbane. Traveling from Albany in December, expect Brisbane to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 23°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

1
night
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Coolangatta Beach, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gold Coast day trip app .

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Gold Coast takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and stroll through Camp Cove.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip website .

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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