8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  11​h 15​min
End: Seoul

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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 15th (Sun): trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip website .

Seoul, South Korea to Sydney is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Korea Standard Time (KST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Seoul in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

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Sydney Opera House
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Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Melbourne reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
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Royal Botanic Gardens
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Melbourne Zoo

1
day
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 19th (Thu), stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
day
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 20th (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

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