13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Melbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Torquay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Ballarat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Belgrave
— 1 night
+2
train + bus + Fly:  5​h
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online travel route builder .

Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Melbourne at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
nights
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 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Angels, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Lorne Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Torquay trip planner .

Getting from Melbourne to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Geelong, Lorne Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
St Mary of the Angels ©
St Mary of the Angels

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for gifts at Bay of Apostles, then hike along Great Ocean Walk, and then take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay day trip planner.

You can drive from Torquay to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Bay of Apostles ©
Bay of Apostles

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: revel in the low prices at Apostle Whey Cheese, then identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge.

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Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Griffiths Island, identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Port Fairy trip itinerary site .

Drive from Port Campbell to Port Fairy in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 15th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Kryal Castle, then shop like a local with Art Gallery of Ballarat, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ballarat trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Port Fairy to Ballarat in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Ballarat

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Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park

1
night
Belgrave

Belgrave ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at National Rhododendron Gardens, then steep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Belgrave online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Belgrave takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Belgrave

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

William Ricketts Sanctuary, Dandenong Ranges National Park, National Rhododendron Gardens
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary

2
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Lime Bay State Reserve.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hobart trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Belgrave to Hobart in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Hobart are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Trails

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Lime Bay State Reserve
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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