12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Walhalla
— Few hours
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Buchan
— 1 night
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Bombala
— 2 nights
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Batemans Bay
— 1 night
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Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly
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Canberra
— 1 night
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Jindabyne
— 1 night
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Albury
— 1 night
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Walhalla

Once one of Australia's richest towns and home to over 4000 gold seekers, the sleepy mountainside township of Walhalla is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents.
You've now added Walhalla Goldfields Railway to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Walhalla Goldfields Railway.

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Melbourne to Walhalla is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buchan.

Things to do in Walhalla

Tours
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Buchan

Buchan is a town in the east Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Buchan trip planner.

Drive from Walhalla to Buchan in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bombala.

Things to do in Buchan

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Bombala

Bombala is a town in the Monaro region of south-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Bombala Platypus Reserve, hike along River Walk, and then ponder the world of politics at Bombala Railway Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bombala day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buchan to Bombala takes 3 hours. December in Bombala sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Bombala

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

1
night
Batemans Bay

A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birdland Animal Park, play a few rounds at Catalina Country Club, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Why Knot Chinese Massage. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Mogo Wildlife Park, and then look for gifts at Juela Mogo.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Batemans Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bombala to Batemans Bay in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bombala in December: highs in Batemans Bay hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

2
nights
Jervis Bay

A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 31st (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Collingwood Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Watch Cruises, then see the interesting displays at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Hyams Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay holiday planning tool.

Getting from Batemans Bay to Jervis Bay by car takes about 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

2
nights
Sydney

The Harbour City

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bondi Beach, trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sydney travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Jervis Bay in January, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Canberra

The Bush Capital

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.
For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Canberra online tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Sydney to Canberra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Canberra. You'll set off for Jindabyne on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

1
night
Jindabyne

Jindabyne is a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, then relax in the rural setting at Gaden Trout Hatchery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jindabyne, and finally browse the different shops at Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jindabyne trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Canberra to Jindabyne in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Canberra in January; daily highs in Jindabyne reach 30°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Jindabyne

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

1
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Albury

Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. On the 5th (Tue), admire the striking features of Albury Town Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, then stroll around Noreuil Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Albury online visit planner.

Drive from Jindabyne to Albury in 4 hours. Traveling from Jindabyne in January, expect Albury to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Albury

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.