10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 1 night
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
4
Cairns
— 2 nights

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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Shop till you drop at ATTY Gallery and Sydney Fish Market. The adventure continues: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, stop by Darling Harbour, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary builder site.

Tokyo, Japan to Sydney is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tokyo to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Tokyo in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Hiking Trail
Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Must see
Bondi Beach
4.2

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stroll through St. Kilda Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then get into the urban bustle at Federation Square.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Civic Center
Federation Square
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Port Douglas

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then see the vivid underwater world at Opal Reef.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Douglas itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Port Douglas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Melbourne in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 37°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Safari
Safaris
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Reef
Opal Reef
4.7

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Cairns

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns journey planner.

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. January in Cairns sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Esplanade Boardwalk
4.7

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