8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Melbourne

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 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria, then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne online holiday planner .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in September, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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.
Visit Bondi Beach and Manly Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Cairns

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 5th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Cairns reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Palm Cove, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
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