12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  32​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Torquay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

2
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.
You've added Hyde Park, St. Mary's Cathedral, Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 31st (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and then try your luck at The Star Sydney. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art, take in the waterfront at Circular Quay, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney online trip itinerary maker .

Bangkok, Thailand to Sydney is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Bangkok to Sydney. In August, Sydney is much colder than Bangkok - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Casinos Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fitzroy Gardens, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Parliament House of Victoria, and other attractions you added. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the waterfront at St Kilda Pier.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

St Kilda Pier
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Fitzroy Gardens ©
Fitzroy Gardens
Flinders Street Station ©
Flinders Street Station
Federation Square ©
Federation Square

1
day
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
You've now added The Great Ocean Road to your itinerary. On the 4th (Wed), explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road and then don't miss a visit to Cape Otway Lightstation.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay route planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Torquay are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Otway Lightstation
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Campbell road trip planning app .

You can drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toMelbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors
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1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Mornington Pier, make a trip to Main Street Mornington, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Beleura House & Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Earimil Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): do a tasting at Underground Wine Makers, take in the exciting artwork at Manyung Gallery Mount Eliza, stroll around Overport Park, then learn about winemaking at TreAnd, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Moorooduc Quarry Flora And Fauna Reserve.

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Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Mornington, Mt Eliza, Moorooduc Quarry Flora And Fauna Reserve, TreAnd, Overport Park
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Earimil Gardens ©
Earimil Gardens
Beleura House & Garden ©
Beleura House & Garden
Spas

3
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Darling Harbour. Explore Sydney further: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden of Friendship, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and hunt for treasures at Sydney Fish Market.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney visit app .

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, Sydney is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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