6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Sydney
— 1 night
3
Kiama
— 1 night
+3
train + Fly + bus + train:  9​h 15​min
4
Warrnambool
— 1 day
5
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Auckland

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 26th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Brisbane planning app .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Brisbane is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Brisbane. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Brisbane, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then stroll through Bondi Beach, and then stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from Brisbane to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kiama.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
On the 28th (Fri), trek along Kiama Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Werri Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kiama trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Kiama takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kiama, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Kiama

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Werri Beach
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Werri Beach ©
Werri Beach

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally head off the coast to Griffiths Island.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Warrnambool itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kiama to Warrnambool in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Griffiths Island
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): hike along Great Ocean Walk, then take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest.

To plan Apollo Bay vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88 and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Melbourne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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