8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  9​h 15​min
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Zurich

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.
For shopping fun, head to Sydney Fish Market or Billich Gallery. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Bondi Beach, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zurich in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get advice or help at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park when traveling from Sydney in July, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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

1
day
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock, then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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