9 days in Melbourne, Kakadu National Park & Sydney Itinerary

9 days in Melbourne, Kakadu National Park & Sydney Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

9 days in Melbourne, Kakadu National Park & Sydney Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— Few hours
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  12​h
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  26​h
End: New York City

few
hours
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 8th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

New York City, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Melbourne is 15 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get much warmer in Melbourne: highs are around 81°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

1
night
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cahills Crossing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong, then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jabiru trip tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Jabiru by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cahills Crossing ©
Cahills Crossing
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Manly Beach and Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of The Rocks, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Sydney in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In January in Sydney, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

Similar Plans

10 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM JAPAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Melbourne, Hobart & Sydney BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM INDONESIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Sydney & Gold Coast BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Melbourne, Great Barrier Reef & Sydney BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM BRUNEI July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT