17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  7​h
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Red Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Cowes
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Leongatha
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Walhalla
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Eden
— 1 night
bus:  5​h 30​min
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Cronulla
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Palm Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Blacktown
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Blackheath
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Albury
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Coldstream
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 21st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Melbourne Zoo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Melbourne driving holiday planning website .

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect nights in Melbourne to be colder, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Red Hill.

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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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Red Hill

Red Hill ©
Red Hill is a small rural community, located in the hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, about an hour's drive south of Melbourne, in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Red Hill route builder tool .

You can drive from Melbourne to Red Hill in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cowes.

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#Parks, #Wildlife

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Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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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 24th (Mon): meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre and then step off the mainland to explore Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cowes driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Red Hill to Cowes takes 2 hours. In December in Cowes, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Leongatha.

Things to do in Cowes

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums

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The Nobbies Centre
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

1
night
Leongatha

Leongatha
Leongatha is a town in the foothills of the Strzelecki Ranges, South Gippsland Shire, Victoria, Australia, located 135km south-east of Melbourne. For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Leongatha journey planner .

Getting from Cowes to Leongatha by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 25th (Tue), you're off toWalhalla.

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Walhalla

Walhalla ©
Walhalla is a small town in Victoria, Australia, founded as a gold-mining community in late 1862 and at its peak home to around 4,000 residents. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Walhalla Tramline Walkway, take an in-depth tour of Old Walhalla Post Office Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Walhalla trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Leongatha to Walhalla by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lakes Entrance.

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Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine ©
Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum ©
Old Walhalla Post Office Museum

1
night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lakes Entrance tour planner .

Getting from Walhalla to Lakes Entrance by car takes about 3 hours. In December in Lakes Entrance, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Eden.

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1
night
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a coastal town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 26th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Potoroo Palace and then see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Eden tour planner.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Eden in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Eden can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Eden

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Potoroo Palace
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Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace
Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum

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 27th (Thu), examine the collection at Fleet Air Arm Museum and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Perpendicular Lightstation. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum and then stroll through Moona Moona Creek.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Eden to Jervis Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Eden in December, you will find days in Jervis Bay are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Cronulla.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Nature, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Point Perpendicular Lightstation, Fleet Air Arm Museum
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Fleet Air Arm Museum ©
Fleet Air Arm Museum
Point Perpendicular Lightstation ©
Point Perpendicular Lightstation
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum ©
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

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Cronulla

Cronulla
Cronulla is a beachside suburb, in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. On the 29th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Dharawal Aboriginal Engravings Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cronulla trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Jervis Bay to Cronulla in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jervis Bay in December since evenings lows in Cronulla dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cronulla

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dharawal Aboriginal Engravings Site
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nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see a show at Sydney Opera House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Rocks and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning app .

Drive from Cronulla to Sydney in an hour. December in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Palm Beach.

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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Palm Beach

Palm Beach ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Palm Beach route website .

Getting from Sydney to Palm Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Palm Beach can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Blacktown.

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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach

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hours
Blacktown

Blacktown ©
To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Blacktown sightseeing planner.

Drive from Palm Beach to Blacktown in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Blacktown are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Blacktown

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hillsong Church
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Hillsong Church ©
Hillsong Church

2
nights
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass, then take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls, then admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally make a trip to Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Katoomba tour itinerary tool .

Drive from Blacktown to Katoomba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Blackheath.

Things to do in Katoomba

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

The National Pass, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls

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hours
Blackheath

Blackheath
Located near the highest point of the Blue Mountains, Blackheath offers panoramic views of the surrounding area.
For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Blackheath online road trip planner .

Blackheath is just a stone's throw from Katoomba. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for Canberra on the 3rd (Thu).

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial and then look for all kinds of wild species at Floriade. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Questacon.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra day trip planner .

Drive from Blackheath to Canberra in 4 hours. Traveling from Blackheath in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Canberra. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Albury.

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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Floriade ©
Floriade

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night
Albury

Albury
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Albury trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Canberra to Albury in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Canberra in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Albury, with lows around 19°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Coldstream.

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Coldstream

Coldstream ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary and then take in the awesome beauty at Dandenong Ranges National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coldstream holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Albury to Coldstream takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Albury in January, with highs in Coldstream at 33°C and lows at 13°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Coldstream

#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

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