7 days in Melbourne, Kakadu National Park & Sydney Itinerary

7 days in Melbourne, Kakadu National Park & Sydney Itinerary

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7 days in Melbourne, Kakadu National Park & Sydney Itinerary

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

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day
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), tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary app .

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 changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 15 hour difference. In January, Melbourne is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

1
day
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and then make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Jabiru visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Jabiru in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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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 10th (Thu): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then wander the streets of The Rocks. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sydney vacation planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jabiru to Sydney in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in January, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
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The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

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