14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Shellharbour
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Kiama
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
3
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Narooma
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Eden
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Shellharbour

Shellharbour ©
Shellharbour is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Attractions like Jenolan Caves and NSW Rail Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to The Big Potato (in Robertson), Mittagong (Southern Highlands Welcome Centre, Marist Wines, & more) and Bowral (Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame & Dirty Janes Bowral). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls, see the interesting displays at HARS Aviation Museum, take an in-depth tour of Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, and experience rural life at Red Cow Farm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Shellharbour trip itinerary site .

Melbourne to Shellharbour is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kiama.

Things to do in Shellharbour

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mittagong, Bowral, Jamberoo, Red Cow Farm, Fitzroy Falls
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
NSW Rail Museum ©
NSW Rail Museum

2
nights
Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Crooked River Winery & Cellar Door, then meet the residents at Shoalhaven Zoo, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Saddleback Mountain Lookout, explore the activities along Kiama Harbour, then look for gifts at Starfish Education Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kiama trip builder website .

Kiama is just a stone's throw from Shellharbour. In April, daily temperatures in Kiama can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Kiama

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nowra, Crooked River Winery & Cellar Door
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Shoalhaven Zoo ©
Shoalhaven Zoo
Saddleback Mountain Lookout ©
Saddleback Mountain Lookout

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 26th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Callala Beach, see the interesting displays at Fleet Air Arm Museum, and then stroll through Hyams Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Jervis Bay National Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jervis Bay sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Kiama to Jervis Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Callala Beach
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Jervis Bay National Park ©
Jervis Bay National Park
Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum

3
nights
Narooma

Narooma ©
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Pool, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Quota Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mogo Zoo, then stop by Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba, and then don't miss a visit to Central Tilba Historic Village.

To find reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Narooma route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Jervis Bay to Narooma takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Central Tilba Historic Village, Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba, Blue Pool, Mogo Zoo
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool

1
night
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, then take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk, and finally get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Potoroo Palace, admire the natural beauty at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, and then identify plant and animal life at Tathra Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Eden journey planner.

Traveling by car from Narooma to Eden takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Eden are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eden

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Merimbula, Tathra
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
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Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain
Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace

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