10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cairns
— 1 day
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Port Douglas
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Adelaide
— 2 nights

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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 27th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cairns is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Cairns is 6 hours. In November, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, and then get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. November in Port Douglas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel ©
St Mary’s by The Sea chapel

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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.
On the 30th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through The Rocks, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney day trip planning app.

Fly from Port Douglas to Sydney in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Port Douglas in November, with highs in Sydney at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in December since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Adelaide are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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