8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
End: Melbourne

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach. On the next day, take a stroll through The Rocks and then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip app .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sydney is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get a bit cooler in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia and then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra visit website .

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in December since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Melbourne travel route website .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

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