8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Bhubaneswar
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Gold Coast
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
Bhubaneswar

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.
On the 20th (Thu), wander the streets of The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally make a trip to Mrs Macquarie's Chair. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then take in the exciting artwork at Brett Whiteley Studio, and finally snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder tool .

Bhubaneswar, India to Sydney is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bhubaneswar to Sydney, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bhubaneswar in September: highs in Sydney hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

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

1
day
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): try out the rides at Sea World Theme Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

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Sea World Theme Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairns road trip app .

You can fly from Gold Coast to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, Cairns is a bit warmer than Gold Coast - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 24th (Mon), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park holiday planner.

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when traveling from Cairns in September, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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

1
day
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 25th (Tue): stroll through Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne sightseeing site .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, you will find days in Melbourne are much colder (20°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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