9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Cairns is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Cairns. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in September; daily highs in Cairns reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
On the 24th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Uluru.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Cairns in September since evenings lows in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and then wander the streets of Melbourne Central. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, then take a stroll through Degraves Street, and finally stop by Haigh's Chocolates Collins Street.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne sightseeing website .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Melbourne by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. The adventure continues: stop by Sydney Fish Market, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and admire the masterpieces at Brett Whiteley Studio.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney sightseeing planning site .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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