8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney road trip site .

Brisbane to Sydney is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. May in Sydney sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and browse the collection at State Library of Victoria.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Melbourne to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
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 15th (Wed), trek along Uluru Hiking Path, admire all the interesting features of Uluru, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

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