8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Melbourne journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Melbourne. In September, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Sydney.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
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Melbourne Museum

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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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sydney travel route builder tool .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

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

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Sydney to Cairns in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): head outdoors with Walpa Gorge and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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