12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and Eagle Street Pier. There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at City Hall, snap pictures at Story Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Albert Street Uniting Church.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online day trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Brisbane is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, plan for slightly colder days in Brisbane, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Brisbane

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Movie World
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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.
You've added Puffing Billy Railway, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Penguin Parade, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to St Paul's Cathedral and Fitzroy Gardens. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne tour planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Melbourne by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Melbourne reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Puffing Billy Railway, Penguin Parade
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Mariners Lookout has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get great views at Mariners Lookout.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Loch Ard Gorge, The Arch, London Bridge, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, thendon't miss a visit to The Grotto, thenexplore the striking landscape at London Bridge, and finally get outside with The Arch. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Campbell online travel route planner.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Bay of Islands
Highlights from your plan
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands

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