29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 17 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Mossman
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Cervantes
— 2 nights
+5
bus + train + bus + foot + Fly + shuttle:  12​h 45​min
4
Geelong
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Princetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

17
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Visit St Paul's Cathedral and Castlemaine Historic Market Building for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at ArtVo and Bruno's Art and Sculpture Garden. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to National Vietnam Veterans Museum (in Newhaven), Cowes (Cowes Beach & Phillip Island Wildlife Park) and Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong). Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Point Nepean National Park. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve, steep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Frankston Beach.

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If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mossman.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brighton, Rye, Daylesford, Cowes, Dromana
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 18:
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

1
night
Mossman

Mossman ©
Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. Mossman Gorge has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, identify plant and animal life at Kuku Yalanji Dreamtime, then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, and finally appreciate the history behind Miallo Japanese Bombing Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Mossman Golf Club and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonga Beach.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Mossman tour builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Melbourne to Mossman. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you will find days in Mossman are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cervantes.

Things to do in Mossman

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Miallo Japanese Bombing Site, Mossman Gorge Centre, Wonga Beach
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Wonga Beach ©
Wonga Beach
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery ©
Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
Mossman Golf Club ©
Mossman Golf Club

2
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Pinnacles Desert. On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Cape Recreation Park, don't miss a visit to Jurien Bay Jetty, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badgingarra National Park.

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Getting from Melbourne to Cervantes by combination of flight and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Cervantes, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Geelong.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Jurien Bay, Badgingarra National Park
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Badgingarra National Park ©
Badgingarra National Park
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Jurien Bay Jetty ©
Jurien Bay Jetty

3
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Geelong Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Point Lonsdale Beach. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through 13th Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Fort Queenscliff Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Geelong day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Cervantes to Geelong in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cervantes to Geelong is 2 hours. April in Geelong sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Barwon Heads, Point Lonsdale, Great Escape Books, Ocean Beach, Fort Queenscliff Museum
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Point Lonsdale Beach ©
Point Lonsdale Beach
Fort Queenscliff Museum ©
Fort Queenscliff Museum
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

3
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
You've now added Twelve Apostles to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): do a tasting at Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Stevensons Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Elizabeth, and then look for gifts at Hugs Across The Cosmos.

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Getting from Geelong to Princetown by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hugs Across The Cosmos, Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery, Stevensons Falls, Lake Elizabeth, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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Stevensons Falls ©
Stevensons Falls
Wreck Beach ©
Wreck Beach

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