8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
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Launceston
— 1 night

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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.
Attractions like Bondi Beach and The Rocks make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, visit Darling Harbour, and hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Sydney. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trip

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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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.
Family-friendly places like Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, Melbourne is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Eaglehawk Neck.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with Wild Ocean Tasmania and then trek along Three Capes Track.

Plan my Eaglehawk Neck trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can fly from Melbourne to Eaglehawk Neck in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Eaglehawk Neck: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wild Ocean Tasmania ©
Wild Ocean Tasmania
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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Launceston

Launceston ©

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 13th (Sun), walk around City Park, then kick your exploration up a notch at Hollybank Wilderness Adventures, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cataract Gorge Reserve.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Launceston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eaglehawk Neck to Launceston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. In December in Launceston, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
City Park ©
City Park
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures ©
Hollybank Wilderness Adventures

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