8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
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 3rd (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cairns fast, fun, and easy.

New Delhi, India to Cairns is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Cairns. When traveling from New Delhi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Lord Howe Island Museum, then stroll through Lagoon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ned's Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lord Howe Island trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Cairns to Lord Howe Island in 6.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Lagoon Beach ©
Lagoon Beach
Lord Howe Island Museum ©
Lord Howe Island Museum

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney visit planner.

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 8th (Sun), get interesting insight from Tours, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then identify plant and animal life at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary site .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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