12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  11​h
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Colombo

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.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and walk around Fitzroy Gardens.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Melbourne is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) is 4 hours. Traveling from Colombo in May, expect Melbourne to be colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (Blue Mountains & The Three Sisters) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stroll through Bondi Beach, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

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Fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Sydney to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Wentworth Falls
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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