29 days in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji Itinerary

29 days in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  25 h
1
Cairns, Australia
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
2
Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Wellington, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Rotorua, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h 30 min
8
Sigatoka, Fiji
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Suva, Fiji
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  32 h
End: London, United Kingdom

4
nights
Cairns, Australia

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery (in Mossman) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Coffee Works Port Douglas, &more). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Blue Sky Brewery, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and trek along Esplanade Boardwalk.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairns trip itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Cairns is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Cairns, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

4
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, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of The Rocks, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Cairns to Sydney by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in July: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

4
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning app.

Getting from Sydney to Melbourne by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in July, with highs in Melbourne at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Walking tours

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Milford Sound in Te Anau (about 1h 45 min away). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Skyline Queenstown, do a tasting at Peregrine Wines, take a memorable tour with Tours, and hit the slopes at Coronet Peak.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Queenstown trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Queenstown takes 6 hours. Traveling from Melbourne to Queenstown, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lake Gunn, Milford Sound
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iFLY Queenstown ©
iFLY Queenstown
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown

2
nights
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington ©
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 20th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at The Great War Exhibition, take an in-depth tour of Wellington Museum, then take a memorable ride with Wellington Cable Car, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Katherine Mansfield House and Garden, then look for all kinds of wild species at ZEALANDIA Sanctuary, and then admire the natural beauty at Wellington Botanic Garden.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Wellington travel route planning tool.

Getting from Queenstown to Wellington by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Wellington, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rotorua.

Things to do in Wellington

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wellington Botanic Garden
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The Great War Exhibition ©
The Great War Exhibition
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary ©
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rotorua: Taupo (Souvenir Outlet, Huka Falls Walkway, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, don't miss a visit to Amokura Glass, take a peaceful walk through Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, and contemplate the long history of Te Puia.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Rotorua travel planner.

You can fly from Wellington to Rotorua in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Auckland.

Things to do in Rotorua

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Taupo
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Huka Falls Walkway
Huka Falls Walkway
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland ©
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

2
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 25th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, then brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Auckland Zoo and then take in panoramic vistas at SkyTower.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Auckland trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Rotorua to Auckland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rotorua in July: highs in Auckland hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Auckland

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Auckland Museum ©
Auckland Museum
SkyTower ©
SkyTower

1
night
Sigatoka, Fiji

Sigatoka ©
Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natadola Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sigatoka journey site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Auckland to Sigatoka in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in July: highs in Sigatoka hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Suva.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Suva, Fiji

Suva ©
Situated on a verdant, hilly peninsula, Suva is the second-largest city in the South Pacific and has been the capital of Fiji since 1882.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Suva Municipal Market, take in the exciting artwork at 21K Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Fiji Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Thurston Garden, and finally contemplate the long history of Orchid Island Cultural Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Suva trip planner.

You can drive from Sigatoka to Suva in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Suva, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Suva

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Suva Municipal Market ©
Suva Municipal Market
Fiji Museum ©
Fiji Museum
21K Gallery ©
21K Gallery

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