57 days in Australia, Singapore & New Zealand Itinerary

57 days in Australia, Singapore & New Zealand Itinerary

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Singapore, Singapore
— 4 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
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Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Te Anau, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand
— 3 nights
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Fox Glacier, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Wellington, New Zealand
— 1 night
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Whakapapa, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Rotorua, New Zealand
— 4 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
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Paihia, New Zealand
— 5 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 5 nights

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Singapore, Singapore

Singapore ©

Lion City

A Singapore vacation reveals the many charms of a leading city-state and regional hub of culture, retail, and tourism.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chinatown and Singapore Botanic Gardens. Head to Orchard Road and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sandsfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at MacRitchie Nature Trail, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kranji War Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at East Coast Park, and see the sky in a new way at ION Orchard.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Singapore itinerary planner.

London, UK to Singapore is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Singapore, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Singapore hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Singapore

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Military Museum
Battlebox
4.7
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Neighborhood
Chinatown
3.9

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Melbourne, Australia

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Balloon Rides and St Paul's Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and Old Melbourne Gaol are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to RAAF Museum in Point Cook (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner.

Fly from Singapore to Melbourne in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne. When traveling from Singapore in February, plan for little chillier days in Melbourne, with highs around 32°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

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Must see
Balloon Rides
4.8
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Religious Site
St. Patrick's Cathedral
4.7
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Religious Site
St Paul's Cathedral
4.5

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Sydney, Australia

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura), Shelly Beach (in Manly) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's lots more to do: listen to music at Sydney Opera House, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly Beach, and stop by Darling Harbour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

You can fly from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Diamond Lake & Rocky Mountain walks. Do your shopping at Lakes District Museum & Art Gallery and Queenstown Arts Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Queenstown side-trips: Wanaka (Rippon Vineyard, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Wooing Tree Vineyard (in Cromwell) and Tobins Track (in Arrowtown). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Hayes Engineering Works & Homestead (inc Cafe), identify plant and animal life at Kiwi Birdlife Park, learn about winemaking at Mt Difficulty Wines Cellar Door, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown online trip maker.

You can fly from Sydney to Queenstown in 6 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Queenstown due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 29:
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Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Doubtful Sound and Kepler Track. Get outdoors at Milford Sound and Lake Te Anau. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Te Anau: Southern Discoveries - Milford Discovery Centre and Underwater Observatory (in Milford Sound) and Milford Foreshore Walk (in Milford). There's much more to do: stroll through Hollyford Track, trek along Routeburn Track, look for all kinds of wild species at Te Anau Bird Sanctuary, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Gunn.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Te Anau trip builder.

Getting from Queenstown to Te Anau by bus takes about 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mt. Cook Village.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 5:
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Must see
Milford Sound
4.8
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Doubtful Sound
4.7
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Hollyford Track
5.0

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Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand

Mt. Cook Village ©
Siting under towering peaks of New Zealand's highest mountain, Mt.
Escape the urban bustle at Hooker Valley Track and Governors Bush Walk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Church of the Good Shepherd and Off-Road Tours. Explore Mt. Cook Village's surroundings by going to Gem Alpaca Stud (in Fairlie) and Sealy Tarns Track (in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Aoraki/Mt. Cook, hike along Red Tarns Track, and stroll through Mueller Hut Route.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Mt. Cook Village road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Te Anau to Mt. Cook Village. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Fox Glacier.

Things to do in Mt. Cook Village

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 8:
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Must see
Aoraki/Mt. Cook
4.9

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Fox Glacier, New Zealand

A trip to Fox Glacier brings you close to one of New Zealand's most easily accessible natural wonders.
Escape the urban bustle at Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier South Side Walk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Matheson Walk and Fox Glacier Hiking Trails. Change things up with a short trip to Sentinel Rock Walk in Franz Josef (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Gillespies Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at West Coast Wildlife Centre, trek along Tatare Tunnels Walk, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fox Glacier journey maker app.

You can drive from Mt. Cook Village to Fox Glacier in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Fox Glacier

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

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Must see
Helicopter Tours
4.5

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Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington

Harbour Capital

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
On the 13th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, then appreciate the history behind National War Memorial, then take a peaceful walk through Otari-Wilton's Bush Native Botanic Garden, and finally stroll the grounds of Bolton Street Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Paraparaumu Beach, identify plant and animal life at Nga Manu Nature Reserve, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wellington online tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Fox Glacier to Wellington in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Whakapapa.

Things to do in Wellington

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Whakapapa, New Zealand

Whakapapa ©
The country's largest ski resort brings winter sports enthusiasts from all over New Zealand, while a series of short volcano walks as well as numerous alpine crossings make it easy to hike on your Whakapapa trip throughout the year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mounds Walk and The Barbed Wire Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Taranaki Falls and Whakapapa Nature Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Whakapapa: Tongariro National Park (Te Porere Redoubt, Ohakune Old Coach Road, &more) and Turangi (River Rafting & Tubing & Tongariro National Trout Centre). And it doesn't end there: hike along Silica Rapids Track, go from sight to sight with Tongariro Crossing Shuttles, contemplate the waterfront views at Tama Lakes, and admire the sheer force of Tawhai Falls.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Whakapapa driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Wellington to Whakapapa takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Whakapapa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
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Must see
Taranaki Falls
4.7
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Horsemtrails
5.0

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Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua

Sulphur City

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mt Maunganui Main Beach and Ruakuri Cave. Get a sense of the local culture at Te Puia and Tukairangi Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rotorua: Taupo (Kayaking & Canoeing & Huka Falls Walkway), Waitomo Caves (Waitomo Glowworm Caves & Ruakuri Walk) and Papamoa Beach (in Papamoa). The adventure continues: stroll through Mount Maunganui Base Track, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, and trek along Okere Falls Track.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rotorua trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Whakapapa to Rotorua takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Rotorua are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Auckland.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 18 — 22:
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Huka Falls Walkway
4.7
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Wildlife Area
Redwoods Treewalk
4.5

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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland ©

City of Sails

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Auckland Museum, then steep yourself in history at Howick Historical Village, then take in the exciting artwork at Kiwa Art, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Bay Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cheltenham Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Auckland journey planning tool.

You can drive from Rotorua to Auckland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Rotorua in March, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Auckland: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Paihia.

Things to do in Auckland

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:
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Paihia, New Zealand

Paihia ©
The main tourist town in the Bay of Islands area, Paihia gives visitors a good range of accommodations, a convenient town center, long sandy beaches, and interesting architecture.
Explore hidden gems such as Paihia Harbour and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Paihia side-trips: Bream Head Coast Walks (in Whangarei) and Manginangina Kauri Walk (in Kerikeri). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Anglican Church, explore the galleries of Masterpieces Art Gallery, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paihia trip maker.

Drive from Auckland to Paihia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Paihia

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 24 — 29:
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Must see
Paihia Harbour
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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©

Australia's New World City

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.
Do your shopping at State Library Of Queensland and Noosa Chocolate Factory. Get in touch with nature at Bulcock Beach and Kondalilla Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Bribie Island Seaside Museum (in Bongaree), Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville) and Sunshine Coast Brewery (in Kunda Park). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Maroochydore Beach, examine the collection at Old Government House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), and make a trip to Boggo Road Gaol (Jail).

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paihia to Brisbane takes 8.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Paihia to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 3:
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Must see
Bulcock Beach
4.6
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.9

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