12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 6 nights
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Newcastle
— 1 night
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Canberra
— 3 nights
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Mildura
— 1 night

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Sydney

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls), The Three Sisters (in Katoomba) and Shelly Beach (in Manly). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Bradleys Head Trail. And it doesn't end there: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bilpin Cider Company, and take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sydney vacation maker.

Adelaide to Sydney is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Sydney due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Sydney are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Newcastle.

Things to do in Sydney

Side Trips

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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Newcastle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sydney to Newcastle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head

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Canberra

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.
Get outdoors at Lake Burley Griffin and Australian National Botanic Gardens. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lanyon Homestead and Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Zoo and Aquarium, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Newcastle to Canberra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newcastle in April, with highs in Canberra at 24°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Nature · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Australian National Botanic Gardens ©
Australian National Botanic Gardens
Lanyon Homestead ©
Lanyon Homestead

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Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the activities along Murray River and then join in the after-dark buzz at Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery.

To find ratings and tourist information, go to the Mildura road trip website.

You can fly from Canberra to Mildura in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, Mildura is a bit warmer than Canberra - with highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mildura

Nightlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery ©
Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery
Murray River ©
Murray River

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