12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
2
Orange
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  10​h
3
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Geelong
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
5
Canberra
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Edmonton

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, stroll through Coogee Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney route maker app .

Edmonton, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 17 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in November: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 29°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Orange.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Orange Mountain Wines, learn about winemaking at Nashdale Lane Wines & Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Rowlee Wines, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Canobolas, and finally stroll through Orange Mountain Bike Park (Lake Canobolas).

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orange travel route builder website .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Orange takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Orange. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Orange

Parks Nature Wineries
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Lake Canobolas ©
Lake Canobolas
Orange Mountain Wines ©
Orange Mountain Wines

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Bay of Islands, take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Orange to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Geelong.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Islands
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

1
night
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Geelong day trip planner .

Getting from Port Campbell to Geelong by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Geelong are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Geelong

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Floriade and National Museum of Australia. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, get in on the family fun at Cockington Green, and get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Canberra online visit planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Geelong to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Canberra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cockington Green
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Cockington Green ©
Cockington Green
Lake Burley Griffin ©
Lake Burley Griffin

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