16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Wallerawang
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Hong Kong


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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 is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and stroll through Manly Beach.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary builder tool .

Hong Kong, China to Sydney is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, subway, and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In February, Sydney is a bit warmer than Hong Kong - with highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Photography Tours

4
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Wendouree and Rod Laver Arena. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see St Augustine's Church in Creswick, approximately 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne planner .

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Melbourne. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

St Augustine's Church, Lake Wendouree
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Balloon Rides
Rod Laver Arena ©
Rod Laver Arena
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens

few
hours
Sydney

Sydney ©
On the 10th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Cahill's Lookout. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Wentworth Falls Lake, then admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls, and then hike along The Giant Stairway.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Katoomba tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Katoomba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Wallerawang.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Wentworth Falls Lake
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

2
nights
Wallerawang

Wallerawang ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Eskbank House and Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Hassan's Wall, and then hike along Evans Crown.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Wallerawang travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Wallerawang takes an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Wallerawang can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wallerawang

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Lithgow, Evans Crown
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Lake Wallace ©
Lake Wallace
Hassan's Wall ©
Hassan's Wall
Eskbank House and Museum ©
Eskbank House and Museum

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