12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Foster
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Paynesville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Eden
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Ulladulla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Denver

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 17th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dandenong Ranges National Park and then look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Warrandyte State Park and then kick back and relax at Brighton Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip app .

Denver, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Denver to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. In January, Melbourne is much hotter than Denver - with highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Foster.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

1
night
Foster

Foster ©
Once a bustling gold mining town, Foster is the gateway to Gippsland's spectacular natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): browse for treasures at Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, explore the striking landscape at Walkerville Lime Kilns, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Foster trip planner.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Foster takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paynesville.

Things to do in Foster

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Toora Wind Farm, Ride the Wild Goat Gallery and Workshop, Waratah Bay Foreshore Reserve, Walkerville Lime Kilns, Great Southern Rail Trail
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Great Southern Rail Trail ©
Great Southern Rail Trail
Walkerville Lime Kilns ©
Walkerville Lime Kilns
Toora Wind Farm ©
Toora Wind Farm

1
night
Paynesville

Paynesville
Paynesville is a tourist/holiday resort town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paynesville trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Foster to Paynesville takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in January, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Eden.

Things to do in Paynesville

Parks Nature
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1
night
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eden trip planner.

Drive from Paynesville to Eden in 3.5 hours. In January in Eden, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ulladulla.

Things to do in Eden

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Short Point Recreation Reserve, Panboola Wetlands
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Panboola Wetlands ©
Panboola Wetlands

1
night
Ulladulla

Ulladulla ©
Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area. On the 23rd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Feeding Wild Rainbow Lorrikeets and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cupitt's.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ulladulla visit planning tool .

Traveling by car from Eden to Ulladulla takes 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Ulladulla

Parks Wildlife Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Feeding Wild Rainbow Lorrikeets
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Cupitts Winery ©
Cupitts Winery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Queen Victoria Building (QVB), browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk. On your second day here, pick up some local products at The Rocks Markets, then get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Ulladulla to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ulladulla in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 68°F in Sydney. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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