8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Do your shopping at Melbourne Central and Degraves Street. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and look for gifts at Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne holiday planner .

Atlanta, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Atlanta to Melbourne, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in December, with highs in Melbourne at 78°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
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 explore and learn at Australian National Maritime Museum and Brett Whiteley Studio. Head to Sydney Fish Market and Queen Victoria Buildingfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Rocks, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, stroll through Bondi Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip site .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in December since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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