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
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 3rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne itinerary planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Singapore to Melbourne, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in February, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, kick back and relax at Clovelly, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by car from Port Douglas to Cairns takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In February, daytime highs in Cairns are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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