9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Melbourne
— 1 night
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights

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night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 11th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne tour builder app.

Male, Maldives to Melbourne is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Male to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Male in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, and go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney vacation planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then go for a walk through Lungkata Walk. Keep things going the next day: get all the information you need at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, admire all the interesting features of Uluru, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour website.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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