10 days in Australia & Auckland Itinerary

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Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
Brisbane, Australia
— 2 nights
Sydney, Australia
— 2 nights
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights


Perth, Australia — 2 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 5th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of Perth, then see the interesting displays at Aviation Heritage Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at WA Maritime Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Wesley Church Fremantle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth tour website.

Singapore, Singapore to Perth is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore in May, things will get much colder in Perth: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Brisbane.
Side Trips
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Brisbane, Australia — 2 nights

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), wander the streets of West End, then admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and finally wander the streets of Queen Street Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, appreciate the history behind Anzac Square & Memorial Galleries, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip website.

Getting from Perth to Brisbane by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Perth to Brisbane, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in May, Brisbane is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to Sydney.
Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping
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Sydney, Australia — 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 10th (Wed): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, wander the streets of King Street, and then go for a walk through Barangaroo Foreshore Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, steep yourself in history at Anzac Memorial, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning tool.

Fly from Brisbane to Sydney in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Auckland.
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Auckland, New Zealand — 2 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
On the 12th (Fri), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Howick Historical Village, then see the sky in a new way at Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, and then stroll around Cornwall Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Auckland tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Auckland takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Auckland is 2 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Auckland, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums
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Australia travel guide

Beaches · Wildlife Areas · 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.