10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Cairns
— 1 night
Fly
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Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sydney
— 1 night
Fly to Launceston, Bus to Coles Bay
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Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
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Ferry to Cape Jervis, Bus to Adelaide, Fly to New Delhi

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Cairns — 1 night

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 10th (Thu), see majestic marine mammals with Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yorkeys Knob Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cattana Wetlands.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns. Traveling from New Delhi in November, Cairns is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Gold Coast.
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Gold Coast — 2 nights

A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
On the 11th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Robina Town Centre, kick back and relax at Tugun Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kirra Beach, and finally stroll through Greenmount Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast online trip maker.

Getting from Cairns to Gold Coast by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in November, with highs in Gold Coast at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Sydney.
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Sydney — 1 night

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.
On the 12th (Sat), kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, then stroll through Bronte Beach, then take a stroll through The Rocks, and finally race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney sightseeing website.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Sydney are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coles Bay.
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Coles Bay — 1 night

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Coles Bay in 8.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.
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Hobart — 2 nights

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then take in the dramatic scenery at Snug Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Raptor Refuge, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with Go Dive Tasmania, visit Sullivans Cove, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Hobart road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November in Hobart, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 1 night

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): stroll through Parndana Wildlife Park and then stroll through Will's Rare Breeds Farm.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island day trip planning website.

You can fly from Hobart to Kangaroo Island in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Hobart to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Gardens
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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Tasmania travel guide

4.5
Nature & Parks · Art Museums · Mountains
Unspoiled beauty and colorful nature are the hallmarks of Tasmania, Australia’s smallest state. This picturesque island boasts some of the country’s most attractive stretches of coastline and a number of distinctive, forested mountain ranges. The state capital, Hobart, serves as an ideal base for exploration of the island’s interior and opulent beaches.
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South Australia travel guide

4.5
Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.
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