11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  6​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Blue Mountains National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Jenolan Caves
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Colombo

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night
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 Tower Eye Observation Deck has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take a stroll through Darling Harbour, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka to Sydney is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Colombo in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
This is the official community page for Blue Mountains National Park. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Grand Canyon track.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Blue Mountains National Park driving holiday planning website .

Explore your travel options from Sydney to Blue Mountains National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Jenolan Caves.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Grand Canyon track ©
Grand Canyon track

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Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves ©
You've now added Jenolan Caves to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Jenolan Caves.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jenolan Caves sightseeing planning app .

Explore your travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Jenolan Caves with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll set off for Canberra on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

Nature Parks
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

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Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, then take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Canberra journey builder website .

Drive from Jenolan Caves to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Jenolan Caves in December, Canberra is a bit cooler at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Old Melbourne Gaol, Queen Victoria Market, Sovereign Hill, and other attractions. Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

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Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Healesville Sanctuary, Sovereign Hill, Phillip Island Wildlife Park, The Great Ocean Road
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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