31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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Torquay
— 1 night
2
Anglesea
— 2 nights
3
Lorne
— 3 nights
4
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
5
Ballarat
— 2 nights
6
Bendigo
— 1 night
7
Echuca
— 1 night
8
Mildura
— 1 night
9
Canberra
— 1 night
10
Albury
— 1 night
11
Mount Hotham
— 1 night
12
Mount Baw Baw
— 1 night
13
Traralgon
— 2 nights
14
Yanakie
— 3 nights
15
Newhaven
— 3 nights
16
Dandenong
— 4 nights

1
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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.
On the 1st (Wed), let little ones run wild at Torquay Foreshore Play Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach, and then stroll through Point Impossible Surf Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fisherman's Beach, then view the masterpieces at Surfcoastimages Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally kick back and relax at Torquay Front Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Torquay holiday tool.

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In January in Torquay, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Anglesea.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Jirrahlinga Koala & Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Torquay Front Beach ©
Torquay Front Beach
Point Impossible Surf Beach ©
Point Impossible Surf Beach

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Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary, then stop by Great Escape Books, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Allen Noble Sanctuary. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Guvvos Beach and then enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Anglesea tour itinerary builder app.

Anglesea is just a stone's throw from Torquay. In January, daily temperatures in Anglesea can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Aireys Inlet
Highlights from your plan
Allen Noble Sanctuary ©
Allen Noble Sanctuary
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Great Escape Books ©
Great Escape Books

3
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lorne Beach and Shelly Beach. Get outdoors at Great Ocean Road and Erskine Falls. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to The Lorne Pier, admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, and examine the collection at Great Ocean Road Story.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lorne visit site.

Getting from Anglesea to Lorne by car takes about an hour. In January in Lorne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Warrnambool.

Things to do in Lorne

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Great Ocean Road
Highlights from your plan
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Great Ocean Road ©
Great Ocean Road
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Attractions like Bay of Islands and The Arch make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to Thunder point Coastal Reserve and Bay of Martyrs. Take a break from Warrnambool with a short trip to The Razorback in Port Campbell, about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: walk around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, admire the striking features of Warrnambool Breakwater, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Warrnambool road trip site.

Traveling by car from Lorne to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Bay of Martyrs
Highlights from your plan
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
The Arch ©
The Arch
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve

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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 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, and then explore the activities along Lake Wendouree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): pick up some local products at Bridge Mall Farmers Market, identify plant and animal life at Ballarat Wildlife Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Sailors Falls & Mineral Springs.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Ballarat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, Kryal Castle, Sailors Falls & Mineral Springs
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Kryal Castle ©
Kryal Castle
The Gold Museum ©
The Gold Museum

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Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Kilian's Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bendigo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ballarat to Bendigo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Science and Technology Centre ©
Discovery Science and Technology Centre
St Kilian's Church ©
St Kilian's Church

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Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. On the 14th (Tue), get curious at TwistED Science, go for a stroll along the water at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then delve into the lush surroundings at Five Mile Picnic Area, and finally make a trip to GrainCorp Silo Art.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Echuca trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Echuca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mildura.

Things to do in Echuca

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Five Mile Picnic Area, GrainCorp Silo Art
Highlights from your plan
TwistED Science ©
TwistED Science
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
GrainCorp Silo Art ©
GrainCorp Silo Art

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night
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Psyche Bend Pumping Station and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ned's Corner.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mildura online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Echuca to Mildura in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Mildura, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Psyche Bend Pumping Station
Highlights from your plan
Psyche Bend Pumping Station ©
Psyche Bend Pumping Station

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): trek along ANZAC Parade Walk and then explore the engaging exhibits at National Capital Exhibition.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Canberra vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Mildura to Canberra in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mildura in January; daily highs in Canberra reach 35°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Albury.

Things to do in Canberra

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
ANZAC Parade Walk
ANZAC Parade Walk
National Capital Exhibition ©
National Capital Exhibition

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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 maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Albury trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Albury takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Albury, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Mount Hotham.

Things to do in Albury

Outdoors

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Mount Hotham

Mount Hotham ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Great Alpine Road.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mount Hotham trip builder.

You can drive from Albury to Mount Hotham in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mount Baw Baw.

Things to do in Mount Hotham

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Alpine National Park, Fainter Falls, Great Alpine Road
Highlights from your plan
Fainter Falls ©
Fainter Falls
Alpine National Park ©
Alpine National Park
Great Alpine Road
Great Alpine Road

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Mount Baw Baw

Mount Baw Baw ©
Immerse yourself in the wilderness of Mount Baw Baw, boasting magnificent alpine landscapes, but also a plethora of activities for a visitor to enjoy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): trek along Mt Baw Baw Summit Walk and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Baw Baw.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Baw Baw day trip planning app.

You can drive from Mount Hotham to Mount Baw Baw in 5 hours. In January in Mount Baw Baw, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Traralgon.

Things to do in Mount Baw Baw

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Mount Baw Baw ©
Mount Baw Baw

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Traralgon

Traralgon ©
Traralgon's nightlife is concentrated around Kay, Grey, and Franklin Streets, where lines of restaurants and bars entertain visitors and locals alike.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Traralgon Railway Reservoir Conservation Reserve, have some family-friendly fun at Jump & Climb Traralgon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael's Church, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hyland.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Traralgon tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Baw Baw to Traralgon takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Mount Baw Baw in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Traralgon: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Yanakie.

Things to do in Traralgon

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Hyland
Highlights from your plan
Lake Hyland ©
Lake Hyland
St Michael's Church ©
St Michael's Church

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Yanakie

Yanakie ©
Yanakie is a small, coastal township and district on the Yanakie Isthmus in South Gippsland, in the state of Victoria, south-eastern Australia.Yanakie is a Koori name from the Gunai language interpreted as meaning "between waters".DescriptionAs the nearest town to the major tourist destination of Wilsons Promontory National Park, Yanakie has several accommodation options including caravan parks with boat ramps, self-contained cabins, B&Bs, and camping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Squeaky Beach and Darby Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Liptrap Coastal Park and Cotters Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Wilsons Promontory National Park (Wilsons Promontory National Park & Tongue Point) and Walkerville Lime Kilns (in Walkerville). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Big Drift and explore the galleries of Alison Lester- Gallery and Bookshop.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yanakie road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Traralgon to Yanakie takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Yanakie

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilsons Promontory National Park, Alison Lester- Gallery and Bookshop, Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, Walkerville Lime Kilns
Highlights from your plan
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park ©
Cape Liptrap Coastal Park
Darby Beach ©
Darby Beach

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Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Visiting Phillip Island Wildlife Park and Cape Paterson Bay Beach will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cowes Beach and Cape Woolamai Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Inverloch (Shack Bay, Eagles Nest, &more) and Bunurong Marine National Park (in Cape Paterson). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve, stroll through Bass Coast Rail Trail, kick back and relax at Ventnor Beach, and head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre.

To find out how to plan a trip to Newhaven, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yanakie to Newhaven in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dandenong.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Inverloch, Cowes, Cape Paterson, Phillip Island, Ventnor Beach
Highlights from your plan
Eagles Nest ©
Eagles Nest
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Cowes Beach ©
Cowes Beach

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Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Family-friendly places like Rye Beach and Cape Schanck Lighthouse will thrill your kids. Visiting Cape Schanck Boardwalk and Chelsea Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Schanck (The Coastal Walk & Pulpit Rock), Flinders Blowhole (in Flinders) and Mt Martha (Mount Martha Beach & The Briars Park).

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dandenong online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Newhaven to Dandenong takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Dandenong can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Schanck, Flinders, Mt Martha, Chelsea Beach, Seaford Foreshore Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Rye Beach ©
Rye Beach
Cape Schanck Lighthouse ©
Cape Schanck Lighthouse
Cape Schanck Boardwalk ©
Cape Schanck Boardwalk

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