8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Melbourne
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Sydney
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Melbourne

— 3 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will enjoy Royal Botanic Gardens and Werribee Open Range Zoo. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Melbourne Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne online trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Jakarta to Melbourne. While traveling from Jakarta, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums

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Sydney

— 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Attractions like Sydney Opera House and Bondi Beach make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and explore and take pictures at Chinese Garden of Friendship.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sydney vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.