12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  24​h
Adelaide
— 1 night
+2
Fly + train + bus:  9​h 30​min
Jervis Bay
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Zurich

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Primo Estate, and then stroll through Aldinga Beach. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, then wander the streets of North Terrace, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Henley Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide sightseeing app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) is 8 hours. In March, Adelaide is warmer than Zurich - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Aldinga Beach, Primo Estate, Henley Beach, Gorge Wildlife Park
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
North Terrace ©
North Terrace

3
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Get in touch with nature at Callala Beach and Greenfield Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Blenheim Beach and Murrays Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Jervis Bay side-trips: Werri Beach (in Gerringong) and Kiama Coastal Walk (in Kiama). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nelson Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Moona Moona Creek, and visit a coastal fixture at Point Perpendicular Lightstation.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jervis Bay road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight, train, and bus from Adelaide to Jervis Bay takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Currarong, Werri Beach, Callala Beach, Kiama Coastal Walk
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Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bouddi National Park and Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures. Get outdoors at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney road trip app .

Traveling by train from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Jervis Bay in March, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Bouddi National Park, Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
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Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures ©
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