10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore


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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally make a trip to Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Singapore in December: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
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 23rd (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 30°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

2
nights
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.
On the 28th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Sydney to Cairns by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Esplanade Lagoon Pool ©
Esplanade Lagoon Pool

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