9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Brisbane
— 1 day
Fly:  21​h
End: Oklahoma City

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and Coogee Beach. There's much more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, see a show at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney road trip website .

Oklahoma City, USA to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Sydney, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in March: highs in Sydney hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: stroll through St. Kilda Beach, stroll through Half Moon Bay, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandridge Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Moffat Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Brisbane takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. March in Brisbane sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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