60 days in South Pacific & Asia Itinerary

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Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
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Apollo Bay, Australia
— 2 nights
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Warrnambool, Australia
— 2 nights
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Halls Gap, Australia
— 3 nights
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Victor Harbor, Australia
— 4 nights
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island, Australia
— 4 nights
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Adelaide, Australia
— 5 nights
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Perth, Australia
— 4 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 6 nights
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Cairns, Australia
— 6 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 6 nights
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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Nadi, Fiji
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Hong Kong, China
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Melbourne, Australia — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wine Compass (in Mt Martha) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary maker website.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.
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Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 4:

Apollo Bay, Australia — 2 nights

Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apollo Bay: Port Campbell (Twelve Apostles & The Razorback), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Ard Gorge, stop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, hike along Great Ocean Walk, and appreciate the history behind Apollo Bay War Memorial.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Warrnambool.
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Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

Warrnambool, Australia — 2 nights

Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Cannon Hill Lookout. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, then view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, and then stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Halls Gap.
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Find places to stay Jan 6 — 8:

Halls Gap, Australia — 3 nights

Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halls Gap: Mt Stapylton (in Laharum) and Mount Abrupt (in Dunkeld). Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Grampians National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Pinnacle, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and get great views at Boroka Lookout.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap journey planner.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Halls Gap takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Victor Harbor.
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Victor Harbor, Australia — 4 nights

Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Explore Victor Harbor's surroundings by going to Morgan Beach (in Cape Jervis), McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines, Wine Diva Tours, &more) and Vigna Bottin (in Willunga). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Carrickalinga Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Blowhole Beach, and admire the striking features of Old Port Victor Historic Walk.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor vacation builder website.

Drive from Halls Gap to Victor Harbor in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Halls Gap to Victor Harbor is minus 0.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island, Australia — 4 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see some colorful creatures with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari, sample the tasty concoctions at Kangaroo Island Brewery, and kick back and relax at Island Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.
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Adelaide, Australia — 5 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Get out of town with these interesting Adelaide side-trips: Kies Family Wines (in Lyndoch), Greenock (Murray Street Vineyards & Kalleske Wines) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). Dedicate the 22nd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and don't miss a visit to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In January in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Perth.
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Find places to stay Jan 20 — 25:

Perth, Australia — 4 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Top Gun Tours (in West Swan), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stroll around Windsor Park, explore the activities along Lake Claremont, and admire the landmark architecture of The Goods Shed.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Perth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in January, you will find days in Perth are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 6 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Mooloolaba (Creative Tours, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Smile Thai Massage (in Alexandra Headland) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). And it doesn't end there: stroll around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Brisbane takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Brisbane is 2 hours. When traveling from Perth in January, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Brisbane: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Cairns.
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Cairns, Australia — 6 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman), Palm Cove (Palm Cove Beach & Spas) and Port Douglas (Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Safaris, &more). Spend the 6th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairns online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Cairns takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Brisbane in February since evenings lows in Cairns dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Sydney, Australia — 6 nights

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, explore the striking landscape at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, hike along Bondi to Coogee Walk, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in February: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Port Vila.
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Port Vila, Vanuatu — 1 night

The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Wet N Wild Adventure Park, then stop by Vanuatu Craft Association, and then step off the mainland to explore Iririki Island.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Vila online attractions planner.

Getting from Sydney to Port Vila by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sydney to Port Vila. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect nights in Port Vila to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Nadi.
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Nadi, Fiji — 1 night

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Tifajek Mud Pool & Hot Spring, admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nadi online attractions planner.

You can fly from Port Vila to Nadi in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Vila to Nadi is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Hong Kong.
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Hong Kong, China — 6 nights

Pearl of the Orient

Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Hong Kong Disneyland. Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Victoria Peak (The Peak), take an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, walk around Nan Lian Garden, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Man Mo Temple.

Plan a Hong Kong trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nadi to Hong Kong in 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Nadi to Hong Kong. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nadi in February: high temperatures in Hong Kong hover around 23°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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