10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Tullamarine
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Geelong
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Ballarat
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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Tullamarine

Tullamarine
For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tullamarine online trip maker .

Sydney to Tullamarine is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Tullamarine reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll travel to Geelong.

Things to do in Tullamarine

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Geelong online travel route planner .

You can drive from Tullamarine to Geelong in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Geelong are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Geelong

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

1
night
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 4th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Torquay travel route planner .

Torquay is just a stone's throw from Geelong. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Apollo Bay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. On the 6th (Sat), relax in the rural setting at Codrington Wind Farm, view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, then admire the landmark architecture of Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and finally step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Fairy trip builder website .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Griffiths Island Lighthouse ©
Griffiths Island Lighthouse
Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art

1
night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 7th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Warrnambool Art Gallery, stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, then examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Warrnambool travel planning tool .

Warrnambool is just a stone's throw from Port Fairy. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Allansford Cheese World and Museum
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Warrnambool Art Gallery ©
Warrnambool Art Gallery
Allansford Cheese World and Museum ©

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Sovereign Hill, then identify plant and animal life at Lake Wendouree, and then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

To plan Ballarat vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Ballarat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

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, parks, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Flinders Street Station, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Melbourne tour planner .

You can take a train from Ballarat to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Tours
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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