21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 1 day
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Princetown
— 2 nights
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Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
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Wye River
— 1 night
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Lorne
— 2 nights
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Torquay
— 1 night
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Queenscliff
— Few hours
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Rye
— 1 night
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Ventnor
— 2 nights
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Golden Beach
— 1 night
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Sale
— 2 nights
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Merimbula
— 2 nights
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Narooma
— Few hours
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Moruya
— Few hours
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Broulee
— 2 nights
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Ulladulla
— 1 night
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Sydney
— Few hours

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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.
On the 4th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip planner.

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Melbourne, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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Princetown

Princetown ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Gibsons Steps, get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and finally make a trip to The Grotto.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Princetown road trip planning site.

Getting from Melbourne to Princetown by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 6th (Fri), make a trip to Cape Otway Lightstation, stop by Karmic Goat Soapworks, then hike along Great Ocean Walk, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods, cruise along Great Ocean Road, and then get great views at Mariners Lookout.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Princetown to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wye River.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

The Redwoods, Cape Otway Lightstation
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Wye River

Wye River ©
Wye River is a small town in Victoria, Australia. On the 8th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Elizabeth, get great views at Cape Patton Lookout Point, and then identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wye River attractions tool.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Wye River in an hour. In December in Wye River, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Lorne.

Things to do in Wye River

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kennett River, Lake Elizabeth
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Elizabeth ©
Lake Elizabeth
Cape Patton Lookout Point ©
Cape Patton Lookout Point

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout and then kick back and relax at Lorne Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along The Lorne Pier, enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, make a trip to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, then admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls.

You can plan Lorne trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Lorne is just a short distance from Wye River. In December in Lorne, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Lorne

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Split Point Lighthouse
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then explore the galleries of Surfcoastimages Gallery.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Torquay visit planner.

You can drive from Lorne to Torquay in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Queenscliff.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Spas
Surfcoastimages Gallery ©
Surfcoastimages Gallery

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Queenscliff

Queenscliff
Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Queenscliff fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Torquay to Queenscliff by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Rye.

Things to do in Queenscliff

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:

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Rye

Rye ©
On the 12th (Thu), make a trip to Arthurs Seat Eagle, take in nature's colorful creations at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rye Beach. On your second day here, experience rural life at Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, and then admire the striking features of Heronswood.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rye sightseeing website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Queenscliff to Rye takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. December in Rye sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Ventnor.

Things to do in Rye

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Arthurs Seat, Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Heronswood
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Rye Beach ©
Rye Beach
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Heronswood ©
Heronswood

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Ventnor

Ventnor ©
To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Ventnor itinerary builder app.

Drive from Rye to Ventnor in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ventnor are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Golden Beach.

Things to do in Ventnor

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cowes, The Nobbies Centre
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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Golden Beach

Golden Beach ©
Golden Beach is a small settlement situated on the Ninety Mile Beach in Gippsland Victoria. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Lake Reeve Lookout, delve into the distant past at Trinculo Shipwreck, and then kick back and relax at Ninety Mile Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Golden Beach journey website.

Drive from Ventnor to Golden Beach in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Golden Beach are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Sale.

Things to do in Golden Beach

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Ninety Mile Beach
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Trinculo Shipwreck ©
Trinculo Shipwreck
Ninety Mile Beach ©
Ninety Mile Beach

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Sale

Sale ©
Set sail from Sale to explore the entire Gippsland Lakes and their invigorating fresh air and outdoor activities before heading back to the Port of Sale for the café culture of a major regional hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sale: Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine (in Walhalla), St Mary's Catholic Church (in Bairnsdale) and Lakes Entrance Beach (in Lakes Entrance). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sale Common Nature Conservation Reserve, take in the exciting artwork at Gippsland Art Gallery, take in the views from La Trobe Swing Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Pauls Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Sale trip builder.

You can drive from Golden Beach to Sale in an hour. December in Sale sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Merimbula.

Things to do in Sale

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, St Mary's Catholic Church, Lakes Entrance Beach
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Sale Botanic Gardens ©
Sale Botanic Gardens
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

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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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Magic Mountain, kick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Merimbula trip planning site.

Drive from Sale to Merimbula in 4.5 hours. In December in Merimbula, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Narooma.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

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Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. On the 20th (Fri), get interesting insight from Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Narooma online travel route planner.

Drive from Merimbula to Narooma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Moruya.

Things to do in Narooma

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Moruya

Moruya
Moruya is a town in New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Moruya River, on the far south coast situated on the Princes Highway 305km south of Sydney and 175km from Canberra. To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Moruya travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Narooma to Moruya takes an hour. You will leave for Broulee on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Moruya

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:

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Broulee

Broulee ©
Broulee is a town on the south coast of New South Wales between Batemans Bay and Moruya. Broulee is known for adventure, beaches, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mogo Wildlife Park, putt your heart out at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, examine the collection at Treasures from the Deep Opal and Shell Museum, and meet the residents at Birdland Animal Park.

Plan a Broulee trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Broulee is just a short distance from Moruya. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ulladulla.

Things to do in Broulee

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Batemans Bay, Mogo
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Mogo Wildlife Park ©
Mogo Wildlife Park
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens ©
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens

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Ulladulla

Ulladulla ©
Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area. To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ulladulla trip planner.

Getting from Broulee to Ulladulla by car takes about an hour. In December, daytime highs in Ulladulla are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Ulladulla

Beaches · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Hyams Beach
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Cupitts Winery ©
Cupitts Winery

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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Sydney trip site.

Getting from Ulladulla to Sydney by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ulladulla in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 21°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

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