20 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

20 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

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20 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Jindabyne
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Canberra
— 8 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Helsinki

8
nights
Jindabyne

Jindabyne ©
Jindabyne is a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Explore Jindabyne's surroundings by going to Thredbo Village (Thredbo Alpine Village & Kosciuszko National Park). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Jindabyne, hit the slopes at Snowy Mountains, sample the tasty concoctions at Jindabyne Brewing, and look for gifts at Monster Ski Hire.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jindabyne trip site .

Helsinki, Finland to Jindabyne is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Helsinki to Jindabyne due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: highs in Jindabyne hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 4°C. You will leave for Canberra on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Jindabyne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Thredbo Village, Kosciuszko National Park, Snowy Mountains
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Kosciuszko National Park ©
Kosciuszko National Park
Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Jindabyne Brewing ©
Jindabyne Brewing

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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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Royal Australian Mint, get curious at Questacon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Canberra day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jindabyne to Canberra takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Nature
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia