9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Miyazaki
Fly:  19​h
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
Miyazaki

1
day
Cairns

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 28th (Sat): browse the different shops at Smithfield Shopping Centre, then take a stroll around Tanks Arts Centre, then hunt for treasures at Rusty's Market, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairns itinerary planner .

Miyazaki, Japan to Cairns is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time (JST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 1 hour. In April, Cairns is somewhat warmer than Miyazaki - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tanks Arts Centre, Smithfield Shopping Centre
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Tanks Arts Centre ©
Tanks Arts Centre
St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
Smithfield Shopping Centre ©
Smithfield Shopping Centre

1
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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 29th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

2
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 30th (Mon), learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central and then immerse yourself in nature at Warrandyte State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in April: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature
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Warrandyte State Park ©
Warrandyte State Park
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

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 2nd (Wed): look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, wander the streets of The Rocks, and then look for gifts at Haigh's Chocolates Strand Arcade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park, and then stop by Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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