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Need Australia itinerary advice (and possibly NZ).

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1. Posted by dave_261 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 11y

Planning 13 days in Australia next January. Thinking about staying primarily on the east coast, to see Sydney, Melbourne and then head up to the reef to dive. Looking for itinerary advice and suggestions.
Also wondering if anything thinks it's worth jumping over to Auckland for 1-2 days, just to check it out.

Thanks.

2. Posted by hyypiaem (Full Member 69 posts) 11y

sydney,melbourne and the reef in 13 days??? no chance!! wouldnt even be worth it cos u'd have no time at all!!id concentrate on one of them areas if you only have 13 days!! x

3. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 11y

well i'm planning to do Sydney/ Melbourne and onto the east coast in 3 weeks, and i dont think that is enough time-not that i've ever been!! well not to properly 'explore'

4. Posted by notarealme (Full Member 49 posts) 11y

Im going in Nov this year for a year, and i dont think that will be enough, lol like the other guy said, u need more time, u might be able to do 2 citys with a month, but still pushing it.

5. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 11y

Auckland isn't really worth the flight by itself, definitely not if you've only got 13 days to cover all that distance in Oz!