16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Batemans Bay
— 1 night
2
Eden
— 1 night
3
Wangaratta
— 1 night
4
Ballarat
— 1 night
5
Torquay
— 1 night
6
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
7
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
8
Renmark
— 1 night
9
Mildura
— 2 nights
10
Mungo National Park
— 1 night
11
Hay
— 1 night
12
Cowra
— 1 night

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Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Birdland Animal Park, thentry for a hole-in-one at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, and finally get your game on at Batemans Bay Indoor Karting.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Batemans Bay tour itinerary maker site.

Sydney to Batemans Bay is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Batemans Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens ©
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf
Birdland Animal Park ©
Birdland Animal Park

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Eden

Eden
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Before you visit Eden, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Batemans Bay to Eden in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Eden can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Wangaratta on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Eden

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

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Wangaratta

Wangaratta ©
Wangaratta is a cathedral city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, approximately 250km from Melbourne along the Hume Highway. On the 21st (Mon), browse the collection at Wangaratta Library, thenadmire the natural beauty at King George V Gardens, thentrek along Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, and finally do a tasting at Brown Brothers. On your second day here, stroll around Merriwa Park and then do a tasting at Pfeiffer Wines.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Wangaratta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Eden to Wangaratta takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Eden in September, plan for little chillier nights in Wangaratta, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Wangaratta

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Brown Brothers, Pfeiffer Wines
Highlights from your plan
King George V Gardens ©
King George V Gardens
Brown Brothers ©
Brown Brothers
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Sovereign Hill, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, and then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ballarat travel planner.

Drive from Wangaratta to Ballarat in 3.5 hours. In September in Ballarat, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

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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.
For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay day trip tool.

You can drive from Ballarat to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, thenexamine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and then identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve. On the next day, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, thenkick back and relax at Logan's Beach, and then stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens, thenbrowse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, thenexplore the activities along The Blue Lake, and finally explore the activities along The Valley Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Engelbrecht Cave and then explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Mount Gambier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Warrnambool to Mount Gambier is minus 0.5 hours. September in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Renmark.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens
The Valley Lake ©
The Valley Lake

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Renmark

Renmark
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Renmark journey builder.

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Renmark takes 5 hours. You will leave for Mildura on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Renmark

Outdoors Tours Parks

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Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
On the 28th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Lock 11, relax in the rural setting at Orange World, and then have fun at Woodsies Gem Shop. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Old Wentworth Gaol, thendo a tasting at Trentham Estate, thenexplore the world behind art at Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead, and finally make a trip to Chaffey House.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mildura trip planner.

You can drive from Renmark to Mildura in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. In September in Mildura, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Mungo National Park.

Things to do in Mildura

Museums Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Old Wentworth Gaol, Orange World
Highlights from your plan
Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead ©
Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Orange World ©
Orange World

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Mungo National Park

Mungo National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Mungo and then explore the striking landscape of Mungo National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Mungo Loop Track and then take some stellar pictures from Walls of China.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mungo National Park day trip planning website.

Getting from Mildura to Mungo National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hay.

Things to do in Mungo National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mungo National Park, Lake Mungo
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mungo ©
Lake Mungo
Walls of China ©
Walls of China

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Hay

Hay ©
Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Hay Sunset Viewing Area, take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden, and then see the interesting displays at Shear Outback.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hay trip builder site.

You can drive from Mungo National Park to Hay in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Cowra.

Things to do in Hay

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shear Outback ©
Shear Outback

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Cowra

Cowra ©
Cowra is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 3rd (Sat), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Finds on Fitzroy, don't miss a visit to Cowra Prisoner of War Camp, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Cowra Japanese Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Australia's World Peace Bell. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Lachlan Valley Railway Museum, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese War Cemetery, and then go for a walk through Bellevue Hill Reserve and Lookout.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cowra holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Hay to Cowra takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Cowra

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cowra Japanese Garden ©
Cowra Japanese Garden
Japanese War Cemetery ©
Japanese War Cemetery
Lachlan Valley Railway Museum ©
Lachlan Valley Railway Museum

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