59 days in South America, United States, Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

59 days in South America, United States, Europe & South Pacific Itinerary

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Start: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
3
Bogota, Colombia
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
4
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Train + Fly:  8 h
11
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
12
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
14
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
15
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
16
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
17
Melbourne, Australia
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
End: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

4
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Visit Ilha Fiscal and Parque Lage for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer and Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rio de Janeiro: Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi (in Niteroi) and Petropolis (Museu de Porcelana de Petropolis, Museu Casa de Santos Dumont, &more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, stroll through Copacabana Beach, explore the world behind art at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Quinta da Boa Vista.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rio de Janeiro trip site.

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 21.5- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pietermaritzburg to Rio de Janeiro is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Pietermaritzburg in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rio de Janeiro, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to fly to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Petropolis, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi
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Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach

3
nights
Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Fernando de Noronha Memorial and Shark Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Capela de Sao Pedro and Aulas de Energia – Espaco Usina Solar Fernando de Noronha. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Projeto TAMAR Fernando de Noronha - Patrocínio PETROBRAS, kick back and relax at Fernado de Noronha Island, stroll through Conceicao Beach, and get outside with Baia dos Porcos.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha takes 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 28°C in Fernando de Noronha. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bogota.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark Museum ©
Shark Museum

2
nights
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, examine the collection at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bogota day trip tool.

You can fly from Fernando de Noronha to Bogota in 17.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Bogota. Traveling from Fernando de Noronha in September, expect nights in Bogota to be cooler, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, Bioparque La Reserva
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira ©
Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira

5
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Our Lady of Pompeii. There's lots more to do: stroll around Central Park, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning tool.

Getting from Bogota to New York City by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some historical perspective at Edinburgh Castle and The Real Mary King's Close. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Yacht Britannia and St Giles' Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Edinburgh side-trips: Milngavie Reservoirs (in Milngavie), Strathblane Falconry (in Strathblane) and Glasgow (City Chambers & The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, take a stroll through Edinburgh Old Town, make a trip to Palace of Holyroodhouse, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Edinburgh takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Glasgow, Milngavie Reservoirs, Strathblane Falconry, Dalhousie Castle Falconry
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Strathblane Falconry ©
Strathblane Falconry
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and Bourton-on-the-Water (The Cotswold Brewing Company, Greystones Farm, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and identify plant and animal life at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bourton-on-the-Water, The Big Cat Sanctuary
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Montmartre. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Rouen (Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rouen
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Musee Matisse. Palais Lascaris and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Saint-Paul de Vence in St-Paul-de-Vence (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, contemplate the long history of Place Garibaldi, and pause for some serene contemplation at La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nice visit planner.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around 28°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

La Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Nativite de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Appreciate the collections at Jewish Museum in Prague and Powder Tower. Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Palace, and make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Nice to Prague in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nice in October; daily highs in Prague reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, get great views at Lavka pod Zamkem, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then examine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, then examine the collection at Museum of torture Cesky Krumlov, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Architecture and Craft, see the interesting displays at Historical Motorcycles Museum, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, contemplate the long history of Khemetter House, then examine the collection at Muzeum obchodu Cesky Krumlov, and finally see the interesting displays at 3D Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vilnius.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
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Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

1
night
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): visit Vilnius Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, then take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and flight from Cesky Krumlov to Vilnius takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cesky Krumlov to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cesky Krumlov in October; daily highs in Vilnius reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church

2
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, examine the collection at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and finally make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): admire the striking features of Turaida Lutheran Church, step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, then contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Riga trip planning site.

Getting from Vilnius to Riga by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Riga are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sigulda, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble ©
Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Anne Frank House and De Duif for their historical value. Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel (in Delft), Grote Markt (in Haarlem) and The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Madurodam). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and contemplate the waterfront views at Het Twiske.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

You can fly from Riga to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riga in October, expect Amsterdam to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Hague, Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel, Grote Markt
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Fort Point are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Exploratorium, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take in the waterfront activity at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, and identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip site.

Getting from Amsterdam to San Francisco by flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fallen Soldiers Memorial, take in the exciting artwork at Queenstown Arts Centre, stop by Vesta Design Boutique, then take in the exciting artwork at Artbay Gallery, then browse the exhibits of Silver Fern Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Anglican Church.

Plan my trip to Queenstown with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Queenstown takes 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to New Zealand Standard Time is 20 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Queenstown

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Silver Fern Gallery ©
Silver Fern Gallery
Kiwi Birdlife Park ©
Kiwi Birdlife Park
St Peter's Anglican Church ©
St Peter's Anglican Church

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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.
Popular historic sites such as The Rocks and Justice & Police Museum are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Hyde Park Barracks. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, contemplate the long history of Chinese Garden of Friendship, and view the masterpieces at ATTY Gallery.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Queenstown to Sydney takes 6 hours. Traveling from Queenstown to Sydney, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Sydney are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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ATTY Gallery ©
ATTY Gallery
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Australian National Maritime Museum ©
Australian National Maritime Museum

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 27th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda Pier, then see the interesting displays at Australian Sports Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Thomas Aquinas' Church, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne tour itinerary website.

Fly from Sydney to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In October, Melbourne is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Kilda Pier
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Australian Sports Museum ©
Australian Sports Museum

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