Australia & the Pacific Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Western Australia (Denmark and New Norcia)
  2. 2 Trip Report Christian Cafe Dating
  3. 3 Trip Report The Christian community of parish st paul and st Antoine de padou
  4. 4 Itinerary questions on dream holiday
  5. 5 Trip Report Gariwerd - The Grampians
  6. 6 Real estate question
  7. 7 Moonee Valley, Caulfield, or other track
  8. 8 Food to Try Out
  9. 9 Trip Report Whale Watching - Port Stephens NSW vs. Hervey Bay QLD
  10. 10 Queenstown-Mt Cook road
  11. 11 New Zealand- 4 days Auckland with 2 year old)
  12. 12 7 night NZ, south island for active couple
  13. 13 Wainui Falls
  14. 14 18 Days tentative NZ Itinerary help
  15. 15 Sydney Neighborhood for Nightlight and Sightseeing
  16. 16 Trip Report Come join me on Rapa Nui, or Easter Island...
  17. 17 More authentic experience of Maori culture
  18. 18 Day trips from Wellington
  19. 19 2-week NZ Itinerary Questions
  20. 20 Agrodome Farm Tour
  21. 21 Recommended length of time for mother to visit me in NZ?
  22. 22 Please help create an itinerary in NZ's SI
  23. 23 3 days on North Island, NZ
  24. 24 Australia Visit in Feb'18
  25. 25 Kayak or cruise Milford Sound?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Packing List

Jump to last reply

Okay, so I suck at packing.And I mess it up both ways: either too much or not enough. I never get it right. We have 5 weeks OZ/NZ (!) with 3 days in Hong Kong on the way. Destinations include Sydney, Uluru, Palm Cove, Melbourne, Tasmania, and NZ! I am overwhelmed by the length of the trip plus the diversity of climates. Leaving next week (mid-April).

So this is what I have to pack: fleece jacket, rain jacket with hood (can wear over the fleece), rain pants (to wear over leggings or pants), hiking shoes, sandals, black flats for "dressy", jeans, black slacks, black capris, one pair shorts, bathing suit with active shorts for cover up, 3 short sleeved t shirt tops, 3 long sleeved, 1 jacket to wear for dress up with black slacks and various tops under, 1 sweater set, 1 black sweater. A hat for sun, plus gloves & scarf for glacier in NZ. No dresses or skirts. Plan to wear "jogging suit" on the plane....then that jacket can be a jacket (for example) a day in the Blue Mountains. One carry-on, one checked bag (which is still heavier than I wish but it's five weeks for goodness sakes.) Sleep wear. Minimal undies and socks (plan to wash in hotel sinks).

Any feedback??

14 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement