10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia Trip Planner

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Ferry to Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Drive to Cape Tribulation
Cape Tribulation
— 1 night
Bus to Williams Esplanade at Caryota St, Fly to Perth
— 7 nights
Fly to Cairns, Shuttle to Williams Esplanade at Caryota St, Bus to Cairns Central Terminus, Train to Townsville, Ferry to Magnetic Island


Cape Tribulation

— 1 night
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dubuji Boardwalk and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Sorrow Ridge Trail.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Cape Tribulation vacation planner.

Magnetic Island to Cape Tribulation is an approximately 11-hour combination of ferry and car. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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— 7 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cottesloe Beach and Mettam's Pool. Step out of the city life by going to Swan River and Rockingham Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Penguin Island (in Rockingham) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perth vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Cape Tribulation to Perth takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Tribulation to Perth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cape Tribulation in September, expect Perth to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Australia travel guide

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.