9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bakersfield
Fly:  26​h
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Bakersfield

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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 12th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, contemplate the long history of Shrine of Remembrance, then kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at National Sports Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planning app .

Bakersfield, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Bakersfield to Melbourne, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bakersfield in June; daily highs in Melbourne reach 57°F and lows reach 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Perth road trip tool .

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden

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Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art Mob. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, then contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Perth to Hobart in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Hobart due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in June, things will get a bit cooler in Hobart: highs are around 56°F and lows about 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Maritime Museum of Tasmania ©
Maritime Museum of Tasmania

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of The Rocks. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Australian Centre for Photography, then trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

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You can fly from Hobart to Sydney in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in June: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 65°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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