8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bendigo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Thredbo Village
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
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 27th (Thu): trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sydney travel planner .

Brisbane to Sydney is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brisbane in June, you will find days in Sydney are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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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 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Melbourne

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

1
night
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona, see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum, admire the masterpieces at Bendigo Art Gallery, then view the masterpieces at La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bendigo itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Bendigo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums Nature Parks
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Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Lake Weeroona ©
Lake Weeroona
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral

2
nights
Melbourne

Dedicate the 1st (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Enjoy Melbourne some more: see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, stroll through St. Kilda Beach, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
National Sports Museum ©
National Sports Museum

2
nights
Thredbo Village

Thredbo Village ©
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jindabyne, fly down the slopes at Perisher Blue Ski Resort, and then take in the waterfront at Snow Gums Boardwalk.

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You can drive from Melbourne to Thredbo Village in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Thredbo Village to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and -1°C. On the 4th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Snow Gums Boardwalk, Perisher Blue Ski Resort, Lake Jindabyne
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Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne

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