8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Sydney
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
Broadbeach
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney

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 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach. On your second day here, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manly Beach, and then stroll through Camp Cove.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sydney online vacation builder .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) 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

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Head National Park, then identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Broadbeach trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Broadbeach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Broadbeach can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broadbeach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Broadbeach to Cairns in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Broadbeach in November: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

#Adventure, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
days
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 8th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda beach and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Cairns in November, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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