10 Days Australia Overview

Australia is a huge continent! If your time is limited, this 10-day itinerary will cover such highlights as Sydney, Great Barrier Reef, Uluru + Outback and the southern regions of Melbourne Victoria.The use of domestic flights is a great way to ensure you'll get as much time as possible in each region. Please note, throughout Australia, there are different climate zones & seasons.(see more on this subject below). We can help you achieve an outstanding Australian travel experience! 

Included in this Travel Package:

  • Private Airport Transfers Sydney & Melbourne
  • Compact Rental car with full insurance for Cairns and Port Douglas
  • 9 nights 3-star hotel accommodation (some with breakfast)
  • Domestic flights Sydney to Cairns + Cairns to Alice Springs + Alice Spring to Melbourne
  • Sydney City Half Day tour (small tour party)
  • Great Barrier Snorkelling (small tour party)
  • Uluru/ Ayers Rock Day tour ex Alice Springs
  • Cost: AU$2949 per Person (twin share - two people travelling) any time of the year.
  • Any part of this itinerary can be amended to your travel requirements.

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Notes on Australia climate & seasons:

  • Outback - hot (very!) season = October until March
  • Northern areas - rainy + storm = October - March
  • Southern areas - summer = October until March
  • Generally best time to travel throughout all locations for this itinerary = April until September/October.
  • If you need to travel between October and March we can amend locations suitable - please request. 

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10 Day Travel Australia Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Sydney

Arrive in Sydney and stay two nights in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Enjoy the stunning harbour views, golden beaches, exciting shopping, dining and a fabulous nightlife.
Includes: Private Transfer Sydney Airport to Sydney Hotel, 3-star Hotel in Sydney City with Breakfast.

Day 2: Stay and explore Sydney

Spend the day exploring Sydney - the Queen Victoria Building, Darling Harbour, the Opera House, The Rocks and some of the lovely harbour suburbs such as Potts Point, the ritzy Double Bay and Watsons Bay.

Day 3: Flight Sydney to Cairns and continue to Port Douglas

Fly from Sydney to Cairns and pick-up a rental car or take a coach transfer to the gorgeous little holiday town of Port Douglas where nearby where your accommodation is located.
Includes: Private Transfer Sydney hotel to Sydney Airport, Domestic flight to Cairns, Compact Rental car with full insurance and taxes, 3-star Apartment in Port Douglas (no Breakfast).

Day 4: Stay and explore the Great Barrier Reef

Take a day trip onto the Great Barrier Reef  - you'll love snorkelling and diving among the spectacular coral formations. We recommend Calypso Reef Cruises for snorkelling and scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef. There reef trips are suitable for all ages and provide a unique reef experience for all guests (due to small guest numbers).
Includes: Additional Great Barrier snorkelling tour ex Port Douglas hotel (incl. hotel pick-up).

Day 5: Stay and explore the Daintree Forest

Optionally join a day tour to the Daintree Forest National Park. We recommend Billy Tea Safaris, a locally owned tour operator, offering small personalised tours in modern custom built 4WD vehicles. The Nature Guides accompanying you have have extensive knowledge of flora, fauna, history of the area and aboriginal culture. Experience the unique and beautiful tropical bush and wildlife of this 76000 hectare National park, the largest tract of tropical rainforest remaining in Australia. Guided wildlife cruises explore the Daintree River where you can get a close-up view of a saltwater crocodile. Note, you can explore the Daintree area yourself with the rental car you have available.



Day 6: Domestic flight Cairns to Alice Springs

Fly from Cairns to Alice Springs or Ayers Rock and experience the real outback Australia - nature has an overwhelming power here. The skyscrapers are made of rock, not steel, and one of the best shows in town is the spectacular million-star night-time display. This arid environment is home to a large population of unique animals, birds and reptiles. Wallabies, dingoes, emus, tiny geckos and huge eagles are just some of the long-established locals you’re likely to encounter.
Includes: Domestic flight to Alice Springs, 3-star hotel in Alice Springs (including Breakfast).

Day 7: Day tour to Uluru & The Olgas

Join a day tour to Uluru and the Olgas ex Alice Springs today. Learn about the history, geology, flora and fauna and take the opportunity to photograph the colours and formations of this stunning National Park.
Includes: Additional Uluru & Olgas full tour ex Alice Springs hotel (incl. hotel pick-up). Note, tour takes from 6am until 11pm.




Day 8: Domestic flight to Melbourne

Arrive in Melbourne and stay for two nights. Australia’s second largest city and capital of Victoria, Melbourne is contemporary, sophisticated and international in style with an abundance of good food and wine and great shopping. Melbourne is considered the fashion capital of Australia.
Includes: Domestic flight to Melbourne, Private Transfer Melbourne Airport to Hotel, 3-star Hotel (incl. Breakfast).

Day 9: Stay and explore Melbourne

Explore Melbourne's stunning architecture, great dining, art galleries, parks, gardens and shops. The Victoria Market is well worth a visit. The city centre is attractive and easy to negotiate. The shopping in Bridge and Chapel Street is for those in need of serious retail therapy.

Day 10: Depart from Melbourne

Depart for home today or stay on in Australia for a few extra days if time allows.
Includes: Private Transfer Melbourne Hotel to Airport.


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Travel Combos with New Zealand + Australia + Pacific Islands

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Australia + New Zealand + Fiji Islands

New Zealand + Australia Travel ComboIf you are travelling to New Zealand, you might want to combine your holiday with Australia! It's only a 3 hour flight to "OZ" (as we Kiwi's call out neighbour next door). Explore Sydney, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef and admire Ayers Rock (Uluru)!

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  New Zealand + Australia + Fiji Islands Travel ComboFor those with a little more time, consider a stop at one of the Pacific Islands as well! We recommend 4-7 days to fully unwind. Relax at the beaches or enjoy the water sports the Fiji Island paradise can offer.

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