12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia vacation maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Fly:  34​h
1
Canberra
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  36​h
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad

1
day
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Canberra trip planner.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Canberra is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Port of Spain to Canberra is 14 hours. When traveling from Port of Spain in November, plan for slightly colder days in Canberra, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Perth online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Perth takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Canberra in November, with highs in Perth at 33°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Fremantle Prison
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Melbourne is known for museums, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Shrine of Remembrance, and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find out how to plan a trip to Melbourne, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Perth to Melbourne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in November; daily highs in Melbourne reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney road trip app .

Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

Similar Plans

15 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM QATAR September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM IRAN October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM POLAND October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans