8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  9​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
For more things to do and more tourist information, read Perth online route builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Perth is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August: high temperatures in Perth hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries

1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 14th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally take an in-depth tour of State Library of South Australia.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Adelaide takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Perth in August: highs in Adelaide hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in August: highs in Sydney hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

2
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, examine the collection at Museum of Brisbane, and then take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Brisbane trip simple and quick.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Museum of Brisbane ©
Museum of Brisbane
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre ©
Queensland Museum & Sciencentre

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