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
1
Adelaide
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Healesville
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Belgrave
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Torquay
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Canberra
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Leura
— 1 night
taxi:  15​min
8
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Adelaide is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Adelaide is 1 hour. While traveling from Kuala Lumpur, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Melbourne road trip tool .

Getting from Adelaide to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in October, Melbourne is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
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).
On the 25th (Thu), stroll through Healesville Sanctuary.

Discover how to plan a Healesville trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Healesville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Healesville sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Healesville

#Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Nature
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary

1
night
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get outside with Trees Adventure and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Belgrave online travel route planner .

You can drive from Healesville to Belgrave in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Belgrave

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Dandenong Ranges National Park
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

1
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): take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Torquay driving holiday planner.

Drive from Belgrave to Torquay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Torquay sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
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): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Floriade.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Canberra trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Torquay to Canberra by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Canberra

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
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): admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then get great views at Anvil Rock Lookout, then explore the stunning scenery at Pulpit Rock Lookout, and finally look for gifts at The Nook.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Leura tour planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Leura in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Blue Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
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 find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Katoomba sightseeing planner .

Katoomba is just a stone's throw from Leura. In October, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Blackheath
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
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: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey planner .

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Katoomba in October, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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