9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
3
Brighton
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
4
St Kilda
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
5
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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.
You've added Westfield Sydney, The Strand Arcade, Hyde Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. The Rocks and St. Mary's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Darling Harbour and Museum of Contemporary Art. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Queen Victoria Building, see the interesting displays at Australian Museum of Magical Arts, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney road trip site .

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippines Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manila in August, with highs in Sydney at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Auburn Botanic Gardens
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks Discovery Museum ©
The Rocks Discovery Museum

1
day
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added Manchester Unity Building, Cathedral Arcade, Scots Church, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, gain interesting insight with I'm Free Walking Tours, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Chinese Australian History Inc., then go all around town with I'm Free Walking Tours, then admire the landmark architecture of Manchester Unity Building, and finally don't miss a visit to Cathedral Arcade.

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You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Brighton.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Scots Church ©
Scots Church

1
day
Brighton

Brighton ©
Brighton Bathing Boxes has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Brighton Bathing Boxes.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Brighton trip app .

Brighton is just a short distance from Melbourne. In August in Brighton, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for St Kilda.
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Brighton Bathing Boxes ©
Brighton Bathing Boxes

1
day
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St Kilda Pier, Christ Church St Kilda and St Kilda Botanical Gardens. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at St Kilda Botanical Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Rippon Lea Estate, then make a trip to Christ Church St Kilda, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St Kilda trip itinerary planner.

St Kilda is just a stone's throw from Brighton. In August in St Kilda, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Rippon Lea Estate
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Rippon Lea Estate ©
Rippon Lea Estate
Christ Church St Kilda ©
Christ Church St Kilda
St Kilda Pier ©
St Kilda Pier

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shrine of Remembrance, Royal Botanic Gardens, Block Arcade, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): pick up some local products at Queen Victoria Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning app .

Melbourne is very close to St Kilda. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
You've added The Calyx, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Chinatown, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, admire the striking features of The Calyx, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Paddy's Market, and finally browse the different shops at Market City Shopping Centre.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping Parks Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Paddy's Market ©
Paddy's Market
Chinatown ©
Chinatown

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