10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia itinerary planner

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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Cairns
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Port Douglas

— 2 nights
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 28th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Ngarru Gallery, center your mind and body at The Deep Retreat : Deep Yoga Studio : Deep Pilates Studio, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas trip builder site.

Mumbai, India to Port Douglas is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Port Douglas is 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Cairns

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary 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 32°C in May, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Sydney

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): make a trip to Sydney Opera House, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and finally trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and finally take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder app.

Getting from Cairns to Sydney by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairns in May, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 4 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.
Attractions like Uluru and Kuniya Walk make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in June since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.