8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore


1
night
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 28th (Thu): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and then get your game on at Zero Latency.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in March, expect nights in Melbourne to be colder, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
The Royal Botanic Garden ©
The Royal Botanic Garden

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

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Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Port Douglas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. April in Cairns sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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