21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide
1
Adelaide
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
San Remo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Merimbula
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
10
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
11
Cairns
— 3 nights
End: Cairns

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day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 18th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval and then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Adelaide International Airport. In January, daytime highs in Adelaide are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Historic Sites
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island road trip planner.

You can fly from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

1
night
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Victor Harbor trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. You'll set off for Robe on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Wineries Outdoors
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2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to The Big Lobster, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, thenlook for gifts at Mahalia Coffee, and finally kick back and relax at Robe Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, thenmeet the residents at Robe Sealife Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Robe route maker website.

Traveling by car from Victor Harbor to Robe takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Robe

Beaches Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Kingston SE
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
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Mahalia Coffee ©
Mahalia Coffee
Robe Town Brewery ©
Robe Town Brewery
Cape Dombey Obelisk ©
Cape Dombey Obelisk

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

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Traveling by car from Robe to Warrnambool takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Melbourne online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Melbourne sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Remo.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
San Remo

San Remo ©
San Remo is a town in southern Victoria, Australia in the Gippsland region. To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Remo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Melbourne to San Remo in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in San Remo

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowes, Churchill Island
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island

1
night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, thenstroll through Lakes Entrance Beach, thentry for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance road trip planning tool.

Getting from San Remo to Lakes Entrance by car takes about 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Lakes Entrance are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Merimbula.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Fun & Games Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop ©
Lakes Entrance Beach ©
Lakes Entrance Beach
Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines ©
Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines

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nights
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 30th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, thenidentify plant and animal life at Potoroo Palace, thenkick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and finally find something for the whole family at Magic Mountain.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Merimbula online travel planner.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Merimbula in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Merimbula can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

4
nights
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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, meet the residents at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and stroll through Manly Beach.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Sydney trip website.

You can fly from Merimbula to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, Sydney is a bit warmer than Merimbula - with highs of 82°F and lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 4:
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

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nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairns: Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas (in Port Douglas) and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures (in Wangetti). Spend the 4th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairns online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Cairns: highs are around 88°F and lows about 75°F. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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