8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
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Sydney
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Museum. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee, approximately Werribee away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, take in panoramic vistas at Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Melbourne visit planner.

Hyderabad, India to Melbourne is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hyderabad in December; daily highs in Melbourne reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and The Rocks. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Manly Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning website.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 21°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.