10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia journey planner
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Port Douglas
— 1 night
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Sydney — 3 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stop by Sydney Fish Market, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary builder site.

Amritsar, India to Sydney is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Amritsar to Sydney, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Sydney is colder than Amritsar - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 nights

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and go for a walk through Mala Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can fly to Port Douglas.
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Port Douglas — 1 night

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
On the 8th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June: highs in Port Douglas hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cairns.
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Cairns — 2 nights

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 9th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns travel route planning app.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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