23 days in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji Itinerary

23 days in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji Itinerary

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23 days in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Auckland, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Nadi, Fiji
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Mumbai, India

4
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 12th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne travel route planning website .

Mumbai, India to Melbourne is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Melbourne at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

4
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Queenstown: Te Anau (Milford Sound & Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)). There's much more to do: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, do a tasting at Peregrine Wines, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Gunn.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Melbourne to Queenstown by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to New Zealand Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Queenstown

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lake Gunn, Milford Sound
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Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
Rotorua, New Zealand

Surrounded by lakes and featuring impressive areas of geothermal landscape, the city of Rotorua offers an otherwordly landscape and a welcoming, peaceful environment, with the culture of the native Maori people very much in the foreground.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rotorua: Hobbiton Movie Set (in Hinuera) and Huka Falls tracks (in Taupo). Spend the 20th (Fri) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, have some family-friendly fun at Fancy Meow Cat Cafe, identify plant and animal life at Rainbow Springs Nature Park, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rotorua sightseeing app .

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Rotorua takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Auckland Central.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Spas Nature

Side Trips

Hobbiton Movie Set, Huka Falls Walkway
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Horseback Riding Tours
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland
Huka Falls Walkway ©
Huka Falls Walkway

3
nights
Auckland, New Zealand

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for gifts at Pauanesia, then take an in-depth tour of Auckland Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Auckland Central journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Rotorua to Auckland Central takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rotorua in April since evenings lows in Auckland Central dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Auckland

Tours Museums Shopping
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SkyTower ©
SkyTower
Auckland War Memorial Museum ©
Auckland War Memorial Museum

1
night
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nadi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Auckland Central to Nadi in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Auckland Central in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nadi, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Nadi

Parks

Side Trip

Port Denarau Marina
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Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

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, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nadi to Sydney in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nadi to Sydney is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Nadi in April, expect Sydney to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 17°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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