13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Colac
— Few hours
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Camperdown
— Few hours
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Port Fairy
— 1 night
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Warrnambool
— Few hours
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Port Campbell
— Few hours
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Princetown
— 1 night
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Weeaproinah
— Few hours
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Lorne
— Few hours
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Geelong
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 1 night
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Cowes
— 1 night
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Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 day
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Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
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Narooma
— Few hours
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Merimbula
— Few hours
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Batemans Bay
— Few hours
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Jervis Bay
— Few hours
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Kiama
— Few hours
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Wollongong
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 1 night
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Brighton
— 3 nights

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Colac

Colac ©
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Your day by day itinerary now includes Red Rock. On the 31st (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Colac road trip planner.

Geelong to Colac is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. August in Colac sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Camperdown.

Things to do in Colac

Parks · Nature
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Red Rock ©
Red Rock

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Camperdown

Camperdown ©
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne. Your day by day itinerary now includes Gnotuk Lookout, Manifold Clock Tower and Mt Leura lookout. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Leura lookout, then enjoy breathtaking views from Gnotuk Lookout, and then pause for some photo ops at Manifold Clock Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Camperdown trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Colac to Camperdown in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Camperdown

Parks · Nature
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Manifold Clock Tower ©
Manifold Clock Tower

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island as well as Moyne River. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Moyne River.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Port Fairy day trip website.

Traveling by car from Camperdown to Port Fairy takes 1.5 hours. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Moyne River ©
Moyne River
Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island ©

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Logan's Beach as well as Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and then kick back and relax at Logan's Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool road trip planner.

Warrnambool is just a short distance from Port Fairy. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes London Bridge, Twelve Apostles and Gibsons Steps. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the activities along Bay of Islands, take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Port Campbell in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Princetown.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Islands
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands

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Princetown

Princetown
To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Princetown trip itinerary builder website.

Princetown is just a stone's throw from Port Campbell. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Weeaproinah.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Weeaproinah

Weeaproinah ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, then delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods, then get great views at Mariners Lookout, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Carisbrook Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Weeaproinah trip maker site.

Drive from Princetown to Weeaproinah in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Weeaproinah

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, The Redwoods
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The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

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Lorne

Lorne
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Lorne Pier as well as Teddy's Lookout. On the 2nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, then make a trip to The Lorne Pier, and then make a trip to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Lorne online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Weeaproinah to Lorne takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Lorne can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Lorne

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:
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Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Your day by day itinerary now includes Eastern Beach Reserve, Geelong Bollard Trail Walk and St Mary of the Angels.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Geelong road trip site.

Traveling by car from Lorne to Geelong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Melbourne.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Geelong Bollard Trail Walk
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St Mary of the Angels ©
St Mary of the Angels
Geelong Bollard Trail Walk ©
Geelong Bollard Trail Walk

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added Melbourne Street Art Tours, Immigration Museum, Block Arcade, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): pick up some local products at Queen Victoria Market, see Melbourne Street Art Tours, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, then don't miss a visit to Fitzroy Gardens, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the collection at State Library Victoria, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, and then get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne day trip website.

Drive from Geelong to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Shopping · Museums
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Melbourne Street Art Tours ©
Melbourne Street Art Tours
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 5th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Koala Conservation Centre.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cowes trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Cowes sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): hike along Mt Oberon Summit Walk, then kick back and relax at Norman Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Whisky Beach, and finally take some stellar pictures from Norman Lookout.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park travel tool.

You can drive from Cowes to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
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Mt Oberon Summit Walk
Mt Oberon Summit Walk
Norman Lookout ©
Norman Lookout

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Gippsland Lakes and then get great views at Jemmys Point Lookout.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Lakes Entrance day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Lakes Entrance takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In September in Lakes Entrance, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Narooma.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Jemmys Point Lookout
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
Jemmys Point Lookout ©
Jemmys Point Lookout

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Narooma

Narooma
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Narooma trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Lakes Entrance to Narooma in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Merimbula on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Narooma

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Merimbula

Merimbula
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Merimbula tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Narooma to Merimbula takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Batemans Bay on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Batemans Bay driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Merimbula to Batemans Bay takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will leave for Jervis Bay on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jervis Bay trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Batemans Bay to Jervis Bay in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Jervis Bay can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will leave for Kiama on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the activities along Kiama Harbour and then explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kiama trip planner.

You can take a train from Jervis Bay to Kiama in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wollongong.

Things to do in Kiama

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Kiama Harbour ©
Kiama Harbour
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

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Wollongong

Wollongong
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wollongong road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kiama to Wollongong takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Wollongong, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 8°C at night. You'll set off for Sydney on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

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Sydney

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.
You've now added TreeTops Western Sydney to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at TreeTops Western Sydney, get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, browse the range of quality goods at DUX Collection Sydney, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Wollongong to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Wollongong in September, with lows around 14°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brighton.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods · Tours · Adventure
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Brighton

Brighton ©
You've now added Brighton Beach to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brighton: Spas (in Fingal) and Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo).

Discover how to plan a Brighton trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Brighton. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Brighton reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Spas, Panorama Garden Estate, St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Spas
Landcox Park ©
Landcox Park

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