8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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.
Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning tool .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) is 4 hours. In October, Sydney is a bit cooler than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Werribee Open Range Zoo, and then make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

Find out how to plan Melbourne trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Melbourne at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

Similar Plans

9 days in Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Sydney & Melbourne BY A USER FROM VIETNAM September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 57 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Melbourne & Sydney BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in New South Wales & Melbourne BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Melbourne BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans