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May 24, 2017

Here at 10 Self Guided Tours we have pulled together a list of upcoming events around Australia that are not to be missed!

Be sure to download your copy of 10 Self Guided Tours eBook and plan your very own self guided tour.


Sydney, NSW

Vivid Sydney is a one of a kind nightly event where you can take in spectacular light shows, art, foodie and entertainment events taking place in and around the famous Sydney Harbour.

You’ll find more information on all of Sydney’s hotspots in Chapter 1 Australia 101, Chapter 2 Australia 101 (with the kids, Los Ninos, Keiki) and Chapter 6 Australia 201of your 10 Self Guided Tours eBook.



Melbourne, VIC

The Melbourne Good Food and Wine Show is your opportunity to see hundreds of local and international exhibitors as well as restauranteurs live on stage sharing recipes and cooking tips and of course the opportunity to sample some award winning wines.

While in Melbourne you can also catch the Melbourne International Jazz Festival with 10 days of Jazz events across the city including international and local acts, as well as events for the whole family.

For accommodation and more hints and tips about your trip to Melbourne, VIC check our Chapter 3 Centre Court, At the Track & On the runway (and yes, as the chapter name suggests there are many more events that take place in Melbourne!)


Alice Springs, NT

If you’re looking for a unique family friendly event, then make your way to the Red Centre, Alice Springs for this event that needs to be seen to be believed: The Camel Cup! (Do yourself a favour and read up on the history of the event and how the friendly rivalry and races between Virginia City, Nevada, USA developed)

After your time at the Camel Cup, make your way to Uluru! You’ll find all the information you need in Chapter 7 The Outback.



Hamilton Island, QLD

A fabulous time of year to visit the northern parts of Australia including Hamilton Island, at edge of the Great Barrier Reef (Australia’s Great Natural Wonder). In August you will find yachties and spectators from around the world come to be part of Audi Hamilton Island Race Week


Canberra, ACT

Floriade is a four-week event taking over the Capital City. What started as a floral display to mark the 75th Bicentenary has evolved into a festival of tulips, art, music and markets. There is something for the whole family!

And if that isn’t enough, you can start on the History & Culture Buff Self Guided Tour and see the rest of what Canberra has to offer!


Phillip Island VIC

Now you come to understand the name of Chapter 3 Centre Court, At the Track & On the runway. With the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix taking place on picturesque Phillip Island in October. If motorcycles aren’t your thing, Phillip Island is also famous for its Fairy Penguins, Food & Wine and magnificent coastline & beaches!


Brisbane, QLD; Melbourne, VIC & Sydney, NSW

Lots happening in November! For the sports fans, the season opener for The Ashes Cricket Series at Brisbane’s Gabba is your ticket! If you fancy a flutter on the horses or partaking in the Fashions in the Field is more your style then you’re not going to want to miss The Melbourne Cup and Sydney Racing Carnival.



Sydney, NSW

See the year out with a bang and watch the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge light up in fireworks to celebrate the new year!

It’s not just Sydney that know how to celebrate New Years Eve, there will be something happening in whichever city you’re in as you’re enjoying your vacation you’ve planned with 10 Self Guided Tours eBook!

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