13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gaborone
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Leura
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Gaborone

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Belle Fleur Fine Chocolates. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The Rocks, stop by The Strand Arcade, don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sydney itinerary planning tool .

Gaborone, Botswana to Sydney is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Gaborone to Sydney, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Gaborone in December, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): look for gifts at Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, browse for treasures at Victory Theatre Antique Centre, don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, then look for gifts at The Candy Store Leura, then stop by The Nook, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Leura Mall. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Teddy Sinclair, look for gifts at Rick Rutherford's Country, take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, then stop by Katoomba Vintage Emporium, and finally stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Leura attractions planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Leura in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Leura sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Leura

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Rick Rutherford's Country
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The Nook ©
The Nook
Teddy Sinclair ©
Teddy Sinclair
Katoomba Vintage Emporium ©
Katoomba Vintage Emporium

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.
For shopping fun, head to Melbourne Central or Readings Book Shop. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stop by Melbourne Watch Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandridge Beach, and wander the streets of Degraves Street.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Leura to Melbourne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Leura in January, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central
Sandridge Beach ©
Sandridge Beach
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines ©
Lightning Ridge Opal Mines

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