7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  10​h 45​min
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

2
days
Sydney

Sydney ©
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 7th (Sun): stroll through Bondi Beach, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through The Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, stop by Sydney Fish Market, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online route planner .

George Town, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from George Town to Sydney is 3 hours. In October, Sydney is a bit cooler than George Town - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
days
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Old Parliament House and then engage your brain at Questacon.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Canberra day trip site .

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Canberra to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Old Parliament House ©
Old Parliament House

2
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 11th (Thu), take a stroll through Degraves Street, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Melbourne Central and then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner.

You can fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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