10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Canberra
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Kiama
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Blackheath
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Nelson Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 10th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then have some family-friendly fun at Breakr, then ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, and finally engage your brain at Questacon.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Canberra online tour planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Canberra is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, expect Canberra to be cooler, temps between 15°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Kiama.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

1
night
Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, then admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kiama trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Canberra to Kiama in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Canberra in August, expect Kiama to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Kiama

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Minnamurra Falls, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Historical Aircraft Restoration Society ©

2
nights
Blackheath

Blackheath ©
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): walk around Coachwood Glen Nature Trail, hike along Grand Canyon track, and then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout, take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, then take in breathtaking views at Lincoln's Rock, then hike along The National Pass, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Blackheath travel planner .

Getting from Kiama to Blackheath by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Blackheath

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Katoomba, Coachwood Glen Nature Trail
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Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

1
night
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 14th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nelson Bay trip planner .

You can drive from Blackheath to Nelson Bay in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Tomaree Head
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

4
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.
VR Corner has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: stroll through Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Nelson Bay to Sydney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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