21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Torquay
— 1 night
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Lorne
— 1 night
Drive
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive
4
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
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Port Fairy
— 1 night
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
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Victor Harbor
— 1 night
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8
Cape Jervis
Drive
9
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
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Drive to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Ferry to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Drive to Port Lincoln
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Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
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11
Streaky Bay
— 1 night
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12
Penong
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13
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Fly to Port Augusta Airport, Drive to Hawker
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Hawker
— 2 nights
Drive
15
Peterborough
— 1 night
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Moonta
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Edithburgh
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 2 nights
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Torquay

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Bunyip Sculpture, visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Torquay online trip itinerary maker.

Brisbane to Torquay is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brisbane in June, expect Torquay to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Torquay

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

Lorne

— 1 night
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Lorne Beach, and then make a trip to Teddy's Lookout.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lorne trip maker website.

You can drive from Torquay to Lorne in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Lorne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Apollo Bay

— 1 night
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): hike along Great Ocean Walk, delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, then take an in-depth tour of Cape Otway Lightstation, and finally walk around Paradise Picnic Reserve.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay sightseeing planner.

Drive from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Port Campbell

— 2 nights
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gibsons Steps, and then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Port Fairy

— 1 night
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, then step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, then view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

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You can drive from Port Campbell to Port Fairy in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Mount Gambier on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Gambier

— 1 night
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
You've now added Little Blue Lake to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Little Blue Lake, learn about winemaking at Brand's Laira, then Head underground at Naracoorte Caves National Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Father Woods Park.

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Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Mount Gambier takes 2 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Fairy to Mount Gambier due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Victor Harbor on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Victor Harbor

— 1 night
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port Victor Historic Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Victor Harbor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cape Jervis.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Cape Jervis

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Jervis day trip site.

Drive from Victor Harbor to Cape Jervis in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Cape Jervis are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will leave for Kangaroo Island on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Cape Jervis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Kangaroo Island

— 1 night
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Port Lincoln

— 2 nights
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
You've now added Lincoln National Park to your itinerary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Lincoln holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Port Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Nature

Streaky Bay

— 1 night
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. On the 17th (Thu), examine the collection at Great White Shark Replica, then get outside with Murphys Haystacks, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Labatt.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Streaky Bay online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Port Lincoln to Streaky Bay takes 3.5 hours. You will leave for Penong on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Penong

Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Woolshed Museum and then examine the collection at Penong Windmill Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Penong trip tool.

Getting from Streaky Bay to Penong by car takes about 2 hours. In June in Penong, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Penong

Museums
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Coober Pedy

— 1 night
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the galleries of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy route app.

Getting from Penong to Coober Pedy by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Hawker

— 2 nights
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. On the 21st (Mon), stroll around Flinders Ranges National Park. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Wangara Lookout, take in the dramatic natural features at Wilpena Pound, and then contemplate the long history of Arkaroo Rock.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hawker day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coober Pedy to Hawker. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Peterborough

— 1 night
Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Peterborough trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Hawker to Peterborough in 2 hours. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Moonta.

Things to do in Peterborough

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Moonta

Moonta is a town on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia, 165km north-northwest of the state capital of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37, then get engrossed in the history at Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at The Farm Shed Museum.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Moonta day trip site.

You can drive from Peterborough to Moonta in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Edithburgh.

Things to do in Moonta

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edithburgh

— 1 night
Edithburgh is a small town on the south-east corner of Yorke Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Edithburgh online day trip planner.

You can drive from Moonta to Edithburgh in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Edithburgh can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll set off for Adelaide on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Edithburgh

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Adelaide

— 2 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 24th (Thu), savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, then learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.

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You can drive from Edithburgh to Adelaide in 3 hours. June in Adelaide sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.