7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
2
Summerlands
— 1 night
3
Merimbula
— 1 night
4
Bodalla
— Few hours
5
Batemans Bay
— Few hours
6
Canberra
— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Sovereign Hill
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

1
night
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): learn the secrets of production at Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, thenget in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, thenget to know the resident critters at The Nobbies Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Parade.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Summerlands day trip planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Summerlands in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to Merimbula.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Phillip Island Chocolate Factory, A Maze'N Things
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Merimbula road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Summerlands to Merimbula in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bodalla.
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
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The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk

few
hours
Bodalla

Bodalla
Bodalla is a small town on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, and located in the local government area of Eurobodalla Shire. To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodalla travel route planning website.

You can drive from Merimbula to Bodalla in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Bodalla

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:

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hours
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 photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Batemans Bay trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bodalla to Batemans Bay takes an hour. In December in Batemans Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:

1
night
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cockington Green as well as Royal Australian Mint.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read our Canberra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Batemans Bay to Canberra takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Batemans Bay in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Cockington Green ©
Cockington Green

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