13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Blue Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Lorne
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
4
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Zurich

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. When in Sydney, make a side trip to see Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, identify plant and animal life at Hawthorne Canal Reserve, stroll through Clovelly, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney tour itinerary planning website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Zurich to Sydney, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in January, expect Sydney to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Beaches

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. On the 2nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, hike along The National Pass, and then explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Blue Mountains National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park in 2.5 hours. February in Blue Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Lorne.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Trails

Side Trip

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

few
hours
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 3rd (Sun), take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lorne trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Lorne with the Route module. Traveling from Blue Mountains National Park in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Lorne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Lorne

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Beaches
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shrine of Remembrance and National Gallery of Victoria. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Pearcedale to see Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the majestic nature at Warrandyte State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne holiday builder app .

Drive from Lorne to Melbourne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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