8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
3
Brisbane
— 1 night

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nights
Sydney

Sydney ©

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, and stop by The Rocks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip site.

Houston, USA to Sydney is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 16 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Houston in October, with highs in Sydney at 76°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne day trip planning site.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get a bit cooler in Melbourne: highs are around 69°F and lows about 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

1
night
Brisbane

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane tour planning site.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Brisbane at 77°F and lows at 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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