9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Hobart

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, wander the streets of Melbourne Laneways, and browse the different shops at Melbourne Central.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne tour itinerary builder app .

If you are flying in from Hong Kong, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, and then kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip builder .

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in April, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

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

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, sample the tasty concoctions at Cascade Brewery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Old and New Art, then sample the fine beverages at Lark Distillery, and then take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hobart online trip maker .

Getting from Sydney to Hobart by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in Hobart at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Museum of Old and New Art, Richmond Bridge
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Cascade Brewery ©
Cascade Brewery
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Museum of Old and New Art ©
Museum of Old and New Art

1
night
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Freycinet National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coles Bay visit planner .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

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