11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Joplin
Fly:  31​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Lord Howe Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Joplin

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, and then kick back and relax at Sandridge Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne route builder .

Joplin, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 16 hours traveling from Joplin to Melbourne. Traveling from Joplin in January, expect Melbourne to be much warmer, temps between 81°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lord Howe Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

2
nights
Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island ©
Bursting out of the Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Island offers stunning scenery and many sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Lagoon Beach and then kick back and relax at Ned's Beach. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Gower.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lord Howe Island trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Lord Howe Island in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Lord Howe Island

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Ned's Beach ©
Ned's Beach
Mt Gower ©
Mt Gower

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Rocks, pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Sydney day trip tool .

You can fly from Lord Howe Island to Sydney in 3.5 hours. January in Sydney sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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