Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Good quality MMJ Products, CBD oils
  2. 2 Australia for two weeks.
  3. 3 What To do In Australia?? Suggest Some Holiday Destination.
  4. 4 Best Fiji Resort for Shore Snorkeling
  5. 5 New Zealand-2 days in Rotorua with Toddler
  6. 6 Middlemarch to Queenstown transportation
  7. 7 Food to Try Out
  8. 8 4 days in Sydney: what would you recommend?
  9. 9 30 Day Itinerary: Wellington & SI - Any suggestions?
  10. 10 New Zealand Dec-Jan 2017
  11. 11 Recommended guidebooks
  12. 12 South Island Road Trip
  13. 13 Surprises in Australia
  14. 14 South Island winter time-lapse video
  15. 15 Moonee Valley, Caulfield, or other track
  16. 16 Australia Visit in Feb'18
  17. 17 Air BnB, a bit of a let down
  18. 18 18 Days tentative NZ Itinerary help
  19. 19 Ayers Rock Alternative
  20. 20 Fiji Resorts for 5 nights
  21. 21 What is the best time to visit Australia?
  22. 22 New Zealand with a toddler
  23. 23 Trip Report Gariwerd - The Grampians
  24. 24 New Zealand- 4 days Auckland with 2 year old)
  25. 25 Beautiful Spots in Australia per Conde Nast
View next 25 » Back to the top

Dare I Plan? Melbourne - Sydney - Auckland

Jump to last reply

Well, at long last, it appears our trip to Australia and NZ is real. Although, I won't actually believe it until the plane is airborne!

Here is our itinerary (based on my husband's work obligations):

1. Arrive Melbourne evening of October 6th

2. Arrive Sydney afternoon of October 12th

3. Arrive Auckland evening of October 19th

4. Depart for US return evening of October 24th


I've got less than 3 days to get my whole life together, buy a suitcase (old one just broke), and pack. So, I'm open to any and all suggestions for weather and clothing and activities.

About me:

I'm a "walker/hiker" and LOVE nature, beauty and the water. Views - I'm looking for them. BUT, I don't like hanging on the edge of cliffs. If that makes sense?

I also love art museums and visiting gardens.

And I'm a foodie - as in love great food and trying new and interesting cuisine.

I'd rather not rent a car if I don't need to, but I have driven opposite side of the street (years ago in England) if it becomes necessary. I like trains and public transportation.


Mr. Gruezi will likely be working a lot, but will join me for dinner. He will go along with whatever I plan otherwise;) He mostly likes to exercise and eat but is good about tagging along.

I'm at the mercy of this travel board as I won't have time to read any tour books until I board the plane on Saturday.

Thanks to any and all who share your "must sees" and other advice!

Yours,

gruezi

136 Replies | Jump to bottom Add a Reply
136 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement