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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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): examine the collection at National Sports Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, then see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

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. Traveling from Bakersfield in June, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 57°F and lows about 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Perth hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough 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): engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of Tasmania, then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Hobart takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Hobart is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in June, things will get little chillier in Hobart: highs are around 56°F and lows about 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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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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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 17th (Mon): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then take a stroll through The Rocks. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Australian Centre for Photography, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sydney, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Hobart to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Hobart in June, with highs in Sydney at 65°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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