10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour itinerary planner

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Drive
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Katherine
— 1 night
Drive
2
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Fly
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive to Olympic Dam, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney
— 1 night

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Katherine

— 1 night
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): view the masterpieces at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery and then take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours and then admire the sheer force of Edith Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Katherine journey tool.

Darwin to Katherine is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or take a bus. In December in Katherine, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:

Tennant Creek

— 1 night
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), make a trip to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, and then explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Tennant Creek trip maker app.

Getting from Katherine to Tennant Creek by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. In December in Tennant Creek, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:

Alice Springs

— 2 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the galleries of Talapi and then take a memorable excursion with Wayoutback Australian Safaris. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary and then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs with the Route module. Traveling from Tennant Creek in December, plan for little chillier nights in Alice Springs, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, and finally make a trip to Field of Light. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

Coober Pedy

— 1 night
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at Old Timers Mine and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coober Pedy takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In December, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 8:

Sydney

— 1 night

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 9th (Thu), examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales and then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney route planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Coober Pedy to Sydney in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Coober Pedy to Sydney. While traveling from Coober Pedy, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:

Australia travel guide

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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.