9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Chennai

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.
Kids will enjoy Bondi Beach and Australian National Maritime Museum. There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, get curious at Powerhouse Museum, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sydney online route planner .

Chennai, India to Sydney is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 4 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Sydney are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88 make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, contemplate the long history of Parliament House of Victoria, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne journey builder website .

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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