12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich
Fly:  25 h
1
Brisbane
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Munich

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get your game on at Psychic Twin Featherz and then walk around South Bank Parklands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip maker site.

Munich, Germany to Brisbane is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Munich in December, with highs in Brisbane at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Infinity Attraction, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park, and then enjoy breathtaking views from SkyPoint Observation Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Gold Coast holiday planner.

Drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
SkyPoint Observation Deck ©
SkyPoint Observation Deck

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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, stroll through Bondi Beach, and take in the pleasant sights at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sydney travel route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Gold Coast to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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.
On the 31st (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Melbourne Zoo and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Melbourne, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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