9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
3
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
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 14th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Werribee Open Range Zoo, then examine the collection at HMAS Castlemaine, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

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Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne. While traveling from Singapore, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden of Friendship, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Opal Reef.

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Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Port Douglas hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Cairns.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
night
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 21st (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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