8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Broadbeach
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Featherdale Wildlife Park, then stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camp Cove.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sydney travel route builder site .

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Broadbeach.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Camp Cove ©
Camp Cove

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nights
Broadbeach

Broadbeach
With its seemingly endless sandy beach, an abundance of things to do, and family-friendly atmosphere, Broadbeach ranks among the Gold Coast's top holiday destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burleigh Head National Park, then identify plant and animal life at David Fleay Wildlife Park, and then kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfer's Paradise Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Broadbeach online itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Broadbeach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Broadbeach can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broadbeach

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Burleigh Heads, Surfer's Paradise Beach, David Fleay Wildlife Park
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Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
David Fleay Wildlife Park ©
David Fleay Wildlife Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairns trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Broadbeach to Cairns takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Broadbeach in May, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cairns

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 13th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Melbourne takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cairns, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay
St Kilda beach ©
St Kilda beach

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