18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— Few hours
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Batemans Bay
— 4 nights
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Narooma
— 2 nights
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Canberra
— 3 nights
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Vincentia
— 4 nights
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Lakes Entrance
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 1 night

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Sydney

Sydney ©

The Harbour City

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours and then wander the streets of The Rocks.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sydney trip builder tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Sydney. In January in Sydney, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Highlights from your plan
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Moruya Museum and Treasures from the Deep Opal and Shell Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Feeding Wild Rainbow Lorrikeets and Pebbly Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: try for a hole-in-one at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, stop by Juela Mogo, meet the residents at Birdland Animal Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Batemans Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Sydney to Batemans Bay in 4 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Batemans Bay, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Narooma.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens ©
Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens
Pebbly Beach ©
Pebbly Beach
Moruya Museum ©
Moruya Museum

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Narooma

Narooma ©
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Blue Pool and Main Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Montague Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Narooma: Merimbula (The Merimbula Boardwalk & Short Point Recreation Reserve) and Bega Cheese Heritage Centre (in Bega). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Safety Bar Beach (South).

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Narooma vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Batemans Bay to Narooma takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Narooma

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safety Bar Beach (South)
Safety Bar Beach (South)

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Canberra

Canberra ©

The Bush Capital

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.
Visiting Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Floriade will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Australian War Memorial and Canberra Rotary Peace Bell. Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Australian National Botanic Gardens. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Canberra holiday planner.

You can drive from Narooma to Canberra in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Narooma, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Vincentia.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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Vincentia

Vincentia ©
Vincentia is a town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven, on the shores of Jervis Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Murrays Beach and Blenheim Beach. Get outdoors at Hyams Beach and Bendalong Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Point Perpendicular Lightstation in Currarong (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenfield Beach, kick back and relax at Collingwood Beach, and make a splash at Bay & Basin Leisure Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vincentia road trip site.

Drive from Canberra to Vincentia in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Canberra in February since evenings lows in Vincentia dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Vincentia

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Gippsland Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): get your game on at Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines, examine the collection at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, then try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lakes Entrance Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Lakes Entrance online road trip planner.

Drive from Vincentia to Lakes Entrance in 7 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vincentia in February since evenings lows in Lakes Entrance dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
Tambo Winery ©
Tambo Winery
Lakes Entrance Beach ©
Lakes Entrance Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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