12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly + taxi:  8​h 45​min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Christchurch

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Step out of the city life by going to Raptor Domain and Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: get outside with Admirals Arch and identify plant and animal life at Little Sahara.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island tour builder site .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mait's Rest and Port Campbell National Park. Get in touch with nature at London Bridge and Gibsons Steps. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge and explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell travel planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails

Side Trips

Twelve Apostles, Mait's Rest
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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.
Visiting Bondi Beach and Manly Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, and stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Sydney in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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