11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Cowes
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  4​h
2
Lorne
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
3
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 25th (Tue), meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, then learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then Head underground at Forrest Caves, and finally head off the coast to Churchill Island.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cowes road trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Cowes is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Cowes. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for little chillier days in Cowes, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Lorne.

Things to do in Cowes

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Newhaven, Pyramid Rock, The Nobbies Centre, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

1
day
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lorne attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Cowes to Lorne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. December in Lorne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Lorne

#Beaches, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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.
Attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck 88 make great kid-friendly stops. Shop till you drop at Melbourne Central and Lightning Ridge Opal Mines. Spend the 31st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Trin Warren Tam-boore and steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne day trip website .

Traveling by car from Lorne to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Coogee Beach and Featherdale Wildlife Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sydney Fish Market, and kick back and relax at Clovelly.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Sydney Fish Market ©
Sydney Fish Market
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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