13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Apollo Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Princetown
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
5
Adelaide
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Alice Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  21​h 15​min
8
Townsville
— 1 night
train:  4​h 45​min
9
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Hong Kong

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night
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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday planner .

Hong Kong, China to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hong Kong in July, things will get much colder in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toMelbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 24th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Parliament House of Victoria, admire all the interesting features of Rippon Lea, and then stroll through Albert Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Melbourne at 15°C and lows at 6°C. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toApollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rippon Lea, Albert Park
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Rippon Lea ©
Rippon Lea
Parliament House of Victoria ©
Parliament House of Victoria
Albert Park ©
Albert Park

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay trip maker website .

Drive from Melbourne to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Shopping
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Bay of Apostles ©
Bay of Apostles

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night
Princetown

Princetown
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Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Thu), you're off toAdelaide.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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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 26th (Thu): hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail and then take a stroll through North Terrace.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Adelaide tour planning tool .

You can drive from Princetown to Adelaide in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daytime highs in Adelaide are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Gorge Wildlife Park, River Torrens Linear Park Trail
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
North Terrace ©
North Terrace
River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Wintjiri Arts + Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Adelaide in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Yulara
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Walkatjara Art ©
Walkatjara Art
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In July in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Museums, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): view the masterpieces at The Drill Hall Studio, take in nature's colorful creations at Queens Gardens Townsville, then learn about all things military at Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Townsville Palmetum.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Townsville trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Townsville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in July: highs in Townsville hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for the train ride to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Townsville

#Museums, #Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum
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Perc Tucker Regional Gallery ©
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery
The Drill Hall Studio ©
The Drill Hall Studio
Maritime Museum of Townsville ©
Maritime Museum of Townsville

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night
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island
Planning Whitsunday Island trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Townsville to Whitsunday Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Townsville in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Whitsunday Island. You will leave for Sydney on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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2
nights
Sydney

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get a new perspective on nature at Australian Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Cremorne Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple, then don't miss a visit to Wollongong Head Lighthouse, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyde Park.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip maker tool .

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Sydney in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in August, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Wildlife, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Wollongong
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Hyde Park Barracks Museum ©
Hyde Park Barracks Museum

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