8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
Broadbeach
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, then hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through The Rocks, then stroll through Manly Beach, and then kick back and relax at Camp Cove.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Broadbeach.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Camp Cove ©
Camp Cove

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Broadbeach

Broadbeach
With its seemingly endless sandy beach, an abundance of things to do, and family-friendly atmosphere, Broadbeach ranks among the Gold Coast's top holiday destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Broadbeach journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Broadbeach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broadbeach

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Burleigh Heads, Surfer's Paradise Beach, David Fleay Wildlife Park
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairns trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Broadbeach to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Broadbeach in June; daily highs in Cairns reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

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#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda beach and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay
St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach

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