8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
2
Alice Springs
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  2​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
5
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  27​h
End: London

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 7th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, then appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park, then identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Matthew's Anglican Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth online route planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

St Matthew's Anglican Church, Caversham Wildlife Park, Bells Rapids Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Alice Springs journey planning site .

Getting from Perth to Alice Springs by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in October: high temperatures in Alice Springs hover around 38°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): wander the streets of The Rocks, then hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in October, you will find days in Sydney are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sydney to Kangaroo Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

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