11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  24​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

1
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.
On the 11th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, hike along Manly Scenic Walkway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelly Beach. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look and learn at Sydney Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then stroll through Coogee Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyde Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip planner .

London, UK to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sydney is 10 hours. In December, Sydney is much warmer than London - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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Manly Scenic Walkway ©
Manly Scenic Walkway
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Yarra River, and then admire all the interesting features of Rod Laver Arena.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Yarra River ©
Yarra River
Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 15th (Sat), experience rural life at Echo Farm, then explore the activities along The Blue Lake, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Echo Farm ©
Echo Farm

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Granite Island and Cleland Wildlife Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Waitpinga Beach (in Waitpinga), Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga) and St Joan of Arc Catholic Church (in Victor Harbor). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide route maker website .

Fly from Mount Gambier to Adelaide in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Gambier in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Adelaide. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Victor Harbor, Carrickalinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park, Waitpinga Beach, Horseshoe Bay
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail

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