11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Shellharbour
1
Shellharbour
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Narooma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Eden
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Lakes Entrance
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Cowes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Echuca
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Lake Hume Village
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Shellharbour
— 3 nights
End: Shellharbour

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day
Shellharbour

Shellharbour ©
Shellharbour is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Jamberoo Action Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Shellharbour online vacation planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Shellharbour. In October, daytime highs in Shellharbour are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Shellharbour

#Theme Parks, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Jamberoo Action Park, Kiama Blowhole
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Jamberoo Action Park ©
Jamberoo Action Park
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

1
night
Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stroll through Blue Pool and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Narooma road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Shellharbour to Narooma takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Shellharbour in October, you will find days in Narooma are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Narooma

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours

Side Trip

Blue Pool
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

few
hours
Eden

Eden
Eden is a coastal town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eden trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Narooma to Eden in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off toLakes Entrance.

Things to do in Eden

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

2
nights
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, explore the activities along Gippsland Lakes, and then try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Eden to Lakes Entrance in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Lakes Entrance can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes

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night
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): browse for treasures at Cowes Bazaar and Gallery, stroll through The Nobbies Centre, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, then get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and finally head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then Head underground at Forrest Caves, and finally identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cowes journey builder site .

Drive from Lakes Entrance to Cowes in 4 hours. In October in Cowes, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Cowes

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Newhaven, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm, Churchill Island, The Nobbies Centre
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Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ballarat online road trip planner .

You can drive from Cowes to Ballarat in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Ballarat

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

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night
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then explore and take pictures at Billabong Ranch, then see the interesting displays at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bandicoot Brewing Pty Ltd.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Echuca driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Echuca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Hume Village.

Things to do in Echuca

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
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Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
Billabong Ranch ©
Billabong Ranch
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed

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night
Lake Hume Village

Lake Hume Village ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): cruise along Bethanga/Kurrajong Gap, see the interesting displays at Bonegilla Migrant Experience, learn about all things military at The Army Museum Bandiana, then view the masterpieces at GIGS Gateway Island Gallery & Studios, and finally trek along High Country Rail Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lake Hume Village road trip site .

You can drive from Echuca to Lake Hume Village in 3 hours. October in Lake Hume Village sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Hume Village

#Outdoors, #Museums, #Trails

Side Trips

Wodonga, Bonegilla Migrant Experience
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Bonegilla Migrant Experience ©
Bonegilla Migrant Experience
GIGS Gateway Island Gallery & Studios ©

3
nights
Shellharbour

Shellharbour ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiama Harbour, meet the residents at Symbio Wildlife Park, and then snap pictures at Sea Cliff Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Treat Factory, meet the residents at Shoalhaven Zoo, and then admire the sheer force of Fitzroy Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Shellharbour day trip website .

Explore your travel options from Lake Hume Village to Shellharbour with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Shellharbour

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kiama, The Treat Factory, Shoalhaven Zoo, Fitzroy Falls, Symbio Wildlife Park
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Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park
Kiama Harbour ©
Kiama Harbour
Saddleback Mountain Lookout ©
Saddleback Mountain Lookout

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