12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, take an in-depth tour of State Library of South Australia, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and finally explore the world behind art at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Adelaide is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Adelaide. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May: high temperatures in Adelaide hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

Museums Historic Sites
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Art Gallery of South Australia ©
Art Gallery of South Australia
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Migration Museum
Migration Museum

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo. Appreciate the collections at Shrine of Remembrance and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne holiday planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in May, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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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 the city and head to Manly Beach and Clovelly Beach. Appreciate the collections at Australian National Maritime Museum and White Rabbit Gallery. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stroll through Bondi Beach, and trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In May, Sydney is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nepalese Pagoda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery and then let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brisbane trip maker app .

You can fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. May in Brisbane sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moffat Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Moffat Beach ©
Moffat Beach

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