12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nadi, Viti Levu
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Katoomba
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Nadi, Viti Levu


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6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society and Observatory Hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Barrenjoey Lighthouse and Sydney Harbour Circle Walk. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Avalon Beach (in Avalon Beach), Kiama Harbour (in Kiama) and Bald Hill Lookout (in Stanwell Tops). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track, stop by Opal Minded, identify plant and animal life at Blues Point Reserve, and explore the world behind art at White Rabbit Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sydney vacation builder tool .

Nadi, Fiji to Sydney is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nadi to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nadi in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Whale Beach, Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track, Waverley Cemetery, Appleshack at Glenbernie Orchard, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Kiama Harbour ©
Kiama Harbour
Barrenjoey Lighthouse ©
Barrenjoey Lighthouse

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 7th (Sat), look for gifts at OMNIA a little bit of everywhere, wander the streets of Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia, admire the sheer force of Katoomba Falls, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then view the masterpieces at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, and finally take in breathtaking views at Pulpit Rock Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Katoomba Cascades, take some stellar pictures from 3 Sisters Echo Point, appreciate the history behind The Road Builders Memorial, walk around Lilianfels Park, then admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and finally explore the activities along Wentworth Falls Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Katoomba trip app .

You can drive from Sydney to Katoomba in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pulpit Rock Lookout, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Wentworth Falls Lake
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Katoomba Falls ©
Katoomba Falls
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Australian Convict Sites and then get to know the fascinating history of Cape Raoul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at The Sensory Tasmania, contemplate the long history of Shene Tasmania, kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Narryna Heritage Museum, then explore the world behind art at Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, and finally admire the masterpieces at Lady Franklin Gallery.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hobart journey planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Katoomba to Hobart in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Katoomba in December: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Port Arthur, Kingston Beach, Shene Tasmania, The Sensory Tasmania
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Narryna Heritage Museum ©
Narryna Heritage Museum
Cape Raoul ©
Cape Raoul
Australian Convict Sites ©
Australian Convict Sites

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