12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

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.
Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Wentworth Falls in Katoomba, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to Sydney is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Wendouree and Degraves Street. Change things up with a short trip to Art Gallery of Ballarat in Ballarat (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, contemplate the long history of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Parliament House of Victoria.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne route builder .

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Melbourne at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Ballarat
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

3
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Giddy and Grace. Go for a jaunt from Brisbane to Main Beach to see Sea World Theme Park about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, take a leisurely stroll along Eagle Street Pier, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Brisbane online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Brisbane at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Maleny, Sea World Theme Park
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Eagle Street Pier ©
Eagle Street Pier

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