12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Nadi, Viti Levu
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Stanthorpe
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Nadi, Viti Levu

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.
Visit The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, stroll through Manly Beach, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary tool .

Nadi, Fiji to Sydney is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nadi to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nadi in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Popular historic sites such as Old Melbourne Gaol and St Michael's Church are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, stroll through Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity College Chapel.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in December, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Stanthorpe.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

1
day
Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe ©
Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. On the 22nd (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Girraween National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Stanthorpe online journey maker .

Explore your travel options from Melbourne to Stanthorpe with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Stanthorpe

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Girraween National Park
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Moffat Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at City Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Dicky Beach.

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Getting from Stanthorpe to Brisbane by car takes about 3 hours. December in Brisbane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Caloundra
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
City Botanic Gardens ©
City Botanic Gardens

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