10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  25​h
1
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Mexico City

1
day
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 17th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns visit planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Cairns is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Cairns is 16 hours. Traveling from Mexico City in February, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are much hotter (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then make a trip to Uluru, then explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairns in February, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): wander the streets of Melbourne Central, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo and then get a taste of the local shopping with The White Room Interiors.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, Melbourne is slightly colder than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Tours Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

1
day
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 21st (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Lord Howe Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lagoon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lord Howe Island trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Visiting Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip app .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. February in Sydney sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) 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
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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