10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Yulara
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sydney Fish Market. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney online trip itinerary builder .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In July, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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.
Head to Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre and Hats By The Hundredfor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burleigh Heads Beach and Robina Town Shopping Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre in Murwillumbah (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: stroll through Coolangatta Beach, kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach, indulge your taste buds at Sanctuary Markets, and find something for the whole family at Sling Shot & Vomatron Amusement Rides Gold Coast.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip planner .

Getting from Sydney to Gold Coast by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Gold Coast are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

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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.
On the 15th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then admire all the interesting features of Suncorp Stadium, then get lost in a book at State Library Of Queensland, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): wander the streets of West End, then ponder the world of politics at City Hall, and then take a stroll through Queen Street Mall.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Brisbane in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Yulara.

Things to do in Brisbane

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Queen Street Mall ©
Queen Street Mall
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
West End ©
West End

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Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, then get a new perspective on nature at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yulara tour planning app .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Yulara takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Brisbane in July, Yulara is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Wintjiri Arts + Museum ©
Wintjiri Arts + Museum

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