8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Muscat


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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sydney route planner .

Muscat, Oman to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Muscat in April, you will find days in Sydney are much colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial and then make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Canberra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in April since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

1
night
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 12th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Melbourne attractions planning site .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Melbourne, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens

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