9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Shop till you drop at Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Building (QVB). Family-friendly places like Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Manly Beach, look for gifts at Opal Minded, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Head to Melbourne Central and Bourke Street Mallfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and take a stroll through Degraves Street.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 14°C in Melbourne. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 20th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, stop by Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner, and then hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Adelaide road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner ©
Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner

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.
On the 21st (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip planning website .

Fly from Adelaide to Cairns in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in December, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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