8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  26​h
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Lisbon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On your second day here, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Sydney online trip maker .

Lisbon, Portugal to Sydney is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 10 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in January; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
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Sydney Opera House

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, hike along Kuniya Walk, and then admire all the interesting features of Uluru.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sydney in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

2
days
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 11th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

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Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Cairns, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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Palm Cove
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Palm Cove Beach

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