13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
Adelaide
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Healesville
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Belgrave
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Torquay
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Canberra
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Leura
— 1 night
taxi:  15​min
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Adelaide Oval, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide day trip tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Adelaide is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, you will find days in Adelaide are little chillier (26°C), and nights are much colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Melbourne day trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Adelaide in October, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Healesville.

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

1
night
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Healesville Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Healesville online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Healesville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Healesville can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Belgrave.

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#Nature, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary

1
night
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get outside with Trees Adventure and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Belgrave trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Healesville to Belgrave by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Belgrave sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Belgrave

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

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night
Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Torquay trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Belgrave to Torquay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Torquay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Torquay

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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Floriade.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Torquay to Canberra takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Canberra, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Canberra

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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Floriade ©
Floriade

1
night
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, hike along The National Pass, then take some stellar pictures from Anvil Rock Lookout, then explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and finally look for gifts at The Nook.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Leura trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Canberra to Leura by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, Leura is somewhat warmer than Canberra - with highs of 30°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Leura

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Mountains National Park
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Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©
The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Pulpit Rock Lookout ©
Pulpit Rock Lookout

1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Katoomba trip itinerary maker tool .

Katoomba is just a stone's throw from Leura. In October, daytime highs in Katoomba are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Blackheath
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Govetts Leap ©
Govetts Leap
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway

3
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: enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, and meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

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You can drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Katoomba in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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