9 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Islands & Melbourne Itinerary

9 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Islands & Melbourne Itinerary

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9 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Islands & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  16​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Hamilton Island
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 3 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney attractions planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Sydney reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
day
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Hamilton Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Hamilton Island hover around 25°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Hamilton Island to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. When traveling from Hamilton Island in July, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 15°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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