10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

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


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1
night
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 9th (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, look for gifts at Opal Minded, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Sydney. In July in Sydney, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery

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.
Shop till you drop at Degraves Street and Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Panorama Garden Estate. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. It doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Hobart to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Panorama Garden Estate
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Panorama Garden Estate ©
Panorama Garden Estate
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Explore hidden gems such as Robina Town Shopping Centre and Kurrawa Beach. Shop till you drop at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Relove Oxley. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast (in Surfers Paradise), Harbourside Market (in Gold Coast) and Kirra Beach (in Coolangatta). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park and look for gifts at Noosa Chocolate Factory.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach

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