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Besides the romantic beaches and rich cuisine, Australia also has many interesting things. Join Klook to explore this exciting 5-day, 4-night Australia travel itinerary (Australia itinerary 5 days)!

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We will explore this fascinating land on this 5-day, 4-night tour of Australia! There will be countless interesting things from the diverse animal world, excellent performances, to stunning locations and unique cuisine.

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The journey starts from Sydney, where Australia’s most famous tourist destinations are located. We’ll bask in the beauty of the Sydney Opera House, and enjoy the charming beach of Bondi. Finally, we’ll end our journey in Melbourne with wonderful suburban experiences where you can relax and enjoy vibrant, unspoiled nature. You will definitely have memorable memories!

Day 1: Explore Sydney (#Australia itinerary 5 days)

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Before starting your journey, you should remember to rest well and recharge before exploring, because there are many interesting things in Sydney that you can experience in one day! Before you start exploring, don’t forget to grab The Ultimate Sydney Attractions Pass, which helps you avoid queues and entry, with a choice of 2, 3 or 4 must-see attractions.

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

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Our first stop will take us into a captivating undersea world where you can explore the diversity of marine life from every corner of the world. Explore more than 700 species at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, where you’ll meet species you’ve probably never heard of. Then enjoy a walk along the Sydney Harbour Bridge to enjoy wonderful panoramic views of the harbor and metropolis.

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SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium Ticket

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo

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Don’t miss the chance to discover more about wildlife at WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, where you can get up close and personal with familiar and iconic Australian animals like koalas, kangaroos, wombats, and even crocodile. Don’t worry, trained experts will be in specific areas to assist you in your interactions with these species!

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WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo Ticket

Bondi Beach

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After your sightseeing journey, enjoy a relaxing moment by the sea at Bondi beach. Famous for its golden sand and great waves for surfing, you should not miss it when coming to Sydney! Klook recommends staying until sunset to admire the majestic and breathtaking views.

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End your exciting first day at Darling Harbor enjoying a variety of entertainment, exceptional dining options and great waterfront shopping. Here, you can enjoy delicious meals, unique shopping experiences and captivating views of Sydney at night.

Day 2: Explore Other Impressive Places in Sydney

Enjoy your stay in Sydney to the fullest and don’t miss out on any of the famous tourist attractions! Sydney is the ideal destination for wildlife viewing in Australia and is famous for its Opera House. Soak up the city’s iconic atmosphere and don’t forget to enjoy all the amazing sights every time you come.

Featherdale Wildlife Park

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Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park Ticket

Coming to Sydney without getting lost in the local wildlife world would be a big mistake. Truly, it was an unforgettable experience when coming to Australia! At Featherdale Wildlife Park, you will discover more than 2,000 species of native animals. Here, animals like kangaroos and wallabies roam freely, animals like Tasmanian Devils and Greater Bilbies will amaze you, and hundreds of bird species from around the world will captivate your heart.

Sydney Opera House

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When mentioning Sydney, the Opera House is often one of the first images that comes to people’s minds. Therefore, it is not surprising that this is a stop not to be missed on your 5 days and 4 nights trip to Australia. In fact, your trip to Sydney cannot be considered complete without experiencing Miss Saigon at the Sydney Opera House – a highly anticipated and sought-after production by more than 38 million people worldwide. This wonderful musical offers opera reinterpretations of exceptional Australian artistry.

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Opera Ticket at the Sydney Opera House

Sydney Tower Eye

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Sydney Tower Eye Ticket

After a long day filled with memorable experiences, treat yourself to a delicious meal full of meat, seafood, fresh produce and enough sweets to satisfy your imagination. SkyFeast at Sydney Tower will take you to the 82nd floor to enjoy an amazing party with 360-degree rotating views of the harbor and city. Don’t forget to visit the Sydney Tower Eye to see highlights like the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge!

Day 3: Melbourne


From Sydney to Melbourne is just a short trip if you choose SkyBus. With SkyBus Melbourne Tullamarine Airport tickets, your journey to Melbourne becomes easy and fast. Although taking the bus is a cost-effective means of transport, if you want to save time, using air transport will be faster.

Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs

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Ultimate Peninsula Hot Springs Day Tour with Peninsula Beach Boxes

When you first arrive, taking some time to relax at Mornington Peninsula Hot Springs would be the perfect idea. Soaking in unique natural mineral water pools, you will experience a bath like no other in special places such as cave pools, Turkish steam rooms, and hilltop pools. Additionally, many food and beverage options are also available at restaurants and cafes in the area!

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Day 4: Puffing Billy Train Experience

Stepping onto Australia’s ancient steam train, you will be reminded of images of your hometown train stations in England! This ship takes passengers on wonderful nature tours such as the Morning Tea Tour and the Healesville Scenic Reserve, along with the Phillip Island 1-Day Tour.

Morning Tea Tour and Healesville Scenic Reserve Tour


Puffing Billy and Healesville Sanctuary Scenic Tour

First up on this tour is a wonderful train ride through the Dandenong Ranges to Emerald Lake, where you’ll be served complimentary morning tea to fuel up for the journey.

Once at Healesville Sanctuary, you will have the opportunity to enjoy observing many native animals such as koalas, kangaroos, and many more. Plus, you’ll also get to enjoy chocolate and shopping at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, perfect for your special memories!

Phillip Island One Day Tour


Extend your itinerary aboard the Puffing Billy and continue with a Phillip Island 1-Day Tour right after. Here, you can meet many local animals and even rare albinos!

Good news for chocolate lovers! We will visit another spot: Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, where you will see the most interesting spots, learn how their special equipment works, and taste the chocolates delicious.


Phillip Island One Day Tour

Day 5: Visit Other Famous Places In Australia

Explore the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road tour is on everyone’s “must-try” list when visiting Melbourne. Start the day with morning tea at a wonderful beach in South Australia, and prepare for a road trip with some of the best coastal views.

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Tandem Skydive Over Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road Day Tour from Melbourne

You don’t forget to stop and capture the wonderful moments here! In addition to beaches famous for surfing, you’ll also have opportunities to see Australia’s diverse wildlife and invitations to explore ancient primeval forests.

Cost of Travel to Australia 5 Days 4 Nights Reference


How much money do you need to prepare to travel to Australia for 5 days and 4 nights? Refer to the cost table for going to Australia for 5 days and 4 nights from Klook!

CategoryCost (USD)
Round-trip airfare392.85
Traveling in Australia117.86
Admission fees117.86

(*) The cost of traveling to Australia for 5 days and 4 nights above is for reference only. Actual costs may vary depending on prices, eating habits, shopping…

The 5-day, 4-night tour to explore Australia is not just a trip, but an adventure full of wonderful experiences and memorable memories. From Sydney to Melbourne, from famous monuments to amazing nature, every moment creates unforgettable memories.

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