8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Chennai

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cairns online trip itinerary planner .

Chennai, India to Cairns is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Cairns is 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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 3rd (Sun): hike along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then make a trip to Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Cairns, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then browse the collection at State Library of Victoria, and then take a memorable tour with Melbourne Boat Hire.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in February, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 32°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden. On the next day, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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