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
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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. The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, view the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Sydney is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in August; daily highs in Sydney reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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 19th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, Melbourne is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Immigration Museum ©
Immigration Museum

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 20th (Tue), hike along Kuniya Walk, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally stroll through Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta and then get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cairns road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cairns, with highs around 31°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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