8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Pune

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, wander the streets of Collins St/Swanston St, then wander the streets of Degraves Street, then look for gifts at Lightning Ridge Opal Mines, and finally contemplate the long history of Shrine of Remembrance.

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Pune, India to Melbourne is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Melbourne is 4 hours. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): wander the streets of The Rocks, hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, then explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery, and finally see a show at Sydney Opera House.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sydney route planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Melbourne in November, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): hike along Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in November: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

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Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 23rd (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Rusty's Market ©
Rusty's Market

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