8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
2
Melbourne
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  7​h
4
Port Douglas
— 1 day
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Pune

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park day trip planning tool .

Pune, India to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 4 hour difference. June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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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 11th (Tue): take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and finally wander the streets of The Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in June, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

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

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Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Port Douglas: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
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 14th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip builder site .

You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. June in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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