12 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

12 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

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12 days in Perth, Melbourne & Sydney Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Amritsar

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Trigg Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, then stroll through Cottesloe Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary builder website .

Amritsar, India to Perth is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amritsar to Perth. Traveling from Amritsar in December, things will get a bit warmer in Perth: highs are around 35°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Trigg Beach, Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison, Scarborough Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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.
Get some cultural insight at Melbourne Museum and National Gallery of Victoria. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Half Moon Bay. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Exhibition Building, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and kick back and relax at Sandridge Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Melbourne takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 2 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

5
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 Opera House and The Rocks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, kick back and relax at Freshwater Beach, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sydney online route planner .

You can 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 December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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