54 days in Australia Itinerary

54 days in Australia Itinerary

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54 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Denman
— 11 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Anglesea
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Colac
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Warrnambool
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Melbourne
— 15 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

11
nights
Denman

Denman is a small town in New South Wales, Australia, in Muswellbrook Shire. Change things up with these side-trips from Denman: Mudgee (Gooree Cellar + Pantry, Distillery Tours, & more), Pearson's Lookout (in Capertee) and Glow Worm Tunnel (in Lithgow). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Coolah Tops National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Aussie Ark, do a tasting at De Beaurepaire Wines, take in the exciting artwork at David Mahony Art Gallery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Eye of the Needle Walk.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denman day trip planning tool .

Sydney to Denman is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anglesea.

Things to do in Denman

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Mudgee, Singleton, James Estate Wines, Glow Worm Tunnel, Bikes and Buds
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 11:
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery
De Beaurepaire Wines ©
De Beaurepaire Wines

10
nights
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anglesea: Torquay (Torquay Farmers' Market & Surfcoastimages Gallery), Summerlands (Swan Lake Trail & The Nobbies Centre) and Geelong (Poppy Kettle Playground, Geelong Adventure Specialists, & more). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, take a peaceful walk through Greens Bush, and let little ones run wild at Torquay Foreshore Play Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Anglesea trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denman to Anglesea. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Torquay, Geelong, Portsea, Lorne, Aireys Inlet
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Geelong Adventure Specialists ©
Geelong Adventure Specialists
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Swan Lake Trail ©
Swan Lake Trail

5
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apollo Bay: Cumberland River (in Lorne), Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park, The Razorback, & more) and The Redwoods (in Beech Forest). The adventure continues: hike along Great Ocean Walk, tee off at Apollo Bay Golf Club, take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Road.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Apollo Bay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Anglesea to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Colac.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Cumberland River, The Redwoods
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

6
nights
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. Get out of town with these interesting Colac side-trips: Ballarat-Skipton Rail Trail (in Skipton), Camperdown (Manifold Clock Tower, Camperdown & District Heritage Centre, & more) and Mt. Elephant (in Derrinallum). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Beeac Windmill Park, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock, pick up some local products at Jo's Pantry, and take in nature's colorful creations at Colac Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Colac trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Colac in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Colac can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Colac

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Camperdown, Beech Forest, Tarndie, Mt. Elephant, Stevensons Falls
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Elephant ©
Mt. Elephant
Beeac Windmill Park ©
Beeac Windmill Park
Tarndie ©
Tarndie

5
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Warrnambool side-trips: Port Fairy (Wishart Gallery & Griffiths Island), Port Campbell (The Twelve Apostles & London Bridge) and Mount Noorat (in Terang). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and make a trip to The F Project.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Colac to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Timboon Rail Trestle Bridge, London Bridge, Mount Noorat
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

15
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Ballarat (Sovereign Hill, Lake Wendouree, & more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Big Swing Golf, St. Kilda Beach
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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