17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Springwood
1
Springwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
White Cliffs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Nuriootpa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
McLaren Vale
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
6
Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Springwood
— 1 day
End: Springwood

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nights
Springwood

Springwood ©
Springwood is a town in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get great views at Hassan's Wall, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, then examine the collection at Leuralla, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Springwood online trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Springwood. In March, daily temperatures in Springwood can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Springwood

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Leura, The National Pass, Gallery Blackheath, Hassan's Wall
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Sublime Point Lookout ©
Sublime Point Lookout
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

1
night
White Cliffs

White Cliffs ©
White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get outside with White Cliffs.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the White Cliffs holiday builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Springwood to White Cliffs. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in White Cliffs

Outdoors
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White Cliffs ©
White Cliffs

2
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Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, admire all the interesting features of Day Dream Mine, then examine the collection at Mad Max Museum, and finally get great views at Mundi Mundi Lookout.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Broken Hill tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from White Cliffs to Broken Hill in 3 hours. In March in Broken Hill, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Silverton
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3
nights
Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): do a tasting at Yelland & Papps, learn about winemaking at Peter Lehmann Wines, then learn about winemaking at Langmeil Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Whispering Wall, then do a tasting at Rockford Winery, then learn about winemaking at Chateau Tanunda, and finally stop by Maggie Beer's Farm Shop.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nuriootpa visit planner.

Traveling by car from Broken Hill to Nuriootpa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Broken Hill in March, Nuriootpa is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Tanunda, Seppeltsfield, Whispering Wall, Murray Street Vineyards
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda

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nights
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Wirra Wirra Vineyards and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Aldinga Beach, then experience rural life at Beerenberg Farm, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the McLaren Vale trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Nuriootpa to McLaren Vale in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park, Aldinga Beach, Granite Island, Mount Lofty Summit
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
The Cedars ©
The Cedars

3
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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get great views at Mariners Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Blakes Estate Winery and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip itinerary builder .

Drive from McLaren Vale to Apollo Bay in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Blakes Estate Winery, The Great Ocean Road, Cape Otway Lightstation, Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

1
night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nyerimilang Heritage Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lakes Entrance Beach. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Gippsland Lakes, and then try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lakes Entrance trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Lakes Entrance in 6.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Springwood.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

St Mary's Catholic Church
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Lakes Entrance Beach ©
Lakes Entrance Beach
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church
Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes

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day
Springwood

Springwood ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from The Rock Lookout, then contemplate the long history of Lennox Bridge, then browse the exhibits of Penrith Regional Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Springwood attractions tool .

Getting from Lakes Entrance to Springwood by car takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Lakes Entrance in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Springwood, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Springwood

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penrith, Lennox Bridge, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
Lennox Bridge ©
Lennox Bridge
The Rock Lookout ©
The Rock Lookout

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