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Australia Essential Packing List

Australia Packing List and What to Pack

What to wear on your vacation Down Under in Australia. Think carefully when packing for your journey, taking into consideration the regions of Australia and activities you will be taking part in.

Australia is as large as the United States. Like the United States, there are different climates and seasons year round.

Australian lingo in quotes below! 


  • Long-sleeve breathable shirts

  • Short-sleeve breathable shirts

  • Light sweater

  • Waterproof lightweight or rain jacket

  • Bathing suit

  • Layers


  • Worn-in hiking shoes

  • Flip flops or “Thongs”

  • Dress shoes for fancy nights out


  • Camera

  • Telephoto and standard lense

  • Extra memory cards

  • Extra camera batteries

  • Travel camera strap

  • Reusable water bottle filled before your trek

  • Hair ties

  • Universal adapter

  • Sunglasses or “Sunnies”

  • Waterproof phone case


  • Nuun electrolyte tablets

  • Sunscreen

  • More sunscreen

  • Aloe vera oil

  • Insect repellent or wipes

  • Antibacterial lotion, spray & wipes

  • Sunscreen

  • Lip balm

  • Hair and grooming products

  • Travel toothbrush and toothpaste

  • Deodorant

Travel Documents

  • Passport

  • Passport print out

  • Photo ID

  • Photo ID print out

  • Visa print out

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