13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Canberra
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Bermagui
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
Get outdoors at National Zoo and Aquarium and ANZAC Parade Walk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Australian National Botanic Gardens and Cockington Green. It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at National Arboretum Canberra and take in the dramatic natural features at National Rock Garden.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Canberra online trip itinerary builder .

Sydney to Canberra is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Canberra, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bermagui.

Things to do in Canberra

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cockington Green
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National Zoo and Aquarium ©
National Zoo and Aquarium
Cockington Green ©
Cockington Green
Australian National Botanic Gardens ©

3
nights
Bermagui

Bermagui ©
Bermagui is a town on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pambula Beach and Bar Beach. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tathra Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bermagui: Tilba Sweet Spot (in Central Tilba) and Mogo Zoo (in Mogo). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Pool.

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You can drive from Canberra to Bermagui in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Canberra in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Bermagui, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Bermagui

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Narooma, Pambula Beach, Mogo Zoo, Tathra Beach, Tilba Sweet Spot
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Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tathra Beach ©
Tathra Beach

3
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.
Get outdoors at Lorne Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bells Beach and 13th Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Torquay side-trips: Lorne (Erskine Falls & Sheoak Falls), Mait's Rest (in Apollo Bay) and Split Point Lighthouse (in Aireys Inlet). There's more to do: take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Torquay trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bermagui to Torquay. In February, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse, Mait's Rest, Eastern Beach Reserve, 13th Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

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.
Old Melbourne Gaol and St Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Melbourne Zoo and St. Kilda Beach. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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