36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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Wollongong
— 4 nights
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Bega
— 2 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Torquay
— 1 night
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Anglesea
— 1 night
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Aireys Inlet
— 3 nights
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Lorne
— 3 nights
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Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
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Port Campbell
— 4 nights
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Warrnambool
— 3 nights
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 7 nights

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Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kids will enjoy Hyams Beach and Collingwood Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Wollongong side-trips: Lawrence Hargrave (in Stanwell Park), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba) and Bald Hill Lookout (in Stanwell Tops). The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at Symbio Wildlife Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple, enjoy the sea views from Wollongong Head Lighthouse, and take a memorable drive along Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Wollongong trip builder.

Coffs Harbour to Wollongong is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. February in Wollongong sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bega.

Things to do in Wollongong

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive

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Bega

Bega ©
Bega is a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, find something for the whole family at Magic Mountain, and then admire the natural beauty at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, then stop by Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba, and finally kick back and relax at Blue Pool.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bega trip planner.

You can drive from Wollongong to Bega in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Wollongong, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bega, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Bega

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

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Beach
Blue Pool
4.7
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Theme Park
Magic Mountain
3.4

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip app.

Drive from Bega to Melbourne in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from Bega, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Specialty Museum
Melbourne Museum
4.5

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 17th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Surfcoastimages Gallery, stroll through Bells Beach, and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay road trip planning website.

You can drive from Melbourne to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anglesea.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches · Parks

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Beach
Bells Beach
4.5
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Mind Games
4.4

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Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. On the 18th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Point Addis Marine National Park. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Anglesea Surf Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Roadknight, then tee off at Anglesea Golf Club, and finally walk around Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Anglesea trip planner.

Anglesea is very close to Torquay. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Aireys Inlet.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet ©
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): go for a walk through Urquhart Bluff, stop by Great Escape Books, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Colac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Salt Brewing, then take in the dramatic natural features at Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary, then putt your heart out at Great Ocean Road Mini Golf, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cinema Point Lookout Great Ocean Road.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Aireys Inlet route maker app.

Aireys Inlet is very close to Anglesea. In February, daytime highs in Aireys Inlet are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games

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Playground
Lake Colac
3.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Great Escape Books
5.0

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Family-friendly places like Erskine Falls and Lorne Sea Baths will thrill your kids. Explore Lorne's surroundings by going to Colac (Jo's Pantry & Red Rock). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Lorne Beach, admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, and make a trip to The Splitters Grave.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lorne trip planner.

Lorne is just a stone's throw from Aireys Inlet. February in Lorne sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will leave for Apollo Bay on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Lorne

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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Beach
Lorne Beach
4.7
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Waterfall
Erskine Falls
4.5
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Landmark
Teddy's Lookout
4.7

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cape Otway Lightstation and Johanna Beach. Step out of Apollo Bay with an excursion to The Redwoods in Beech Forest--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mait's Rest, get great views at Mariners Lookout, look for gifts at Karmic Goat Soapworks, and identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay travel route planning tool.

Getting from Lorne to Apollo Bay by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Hiking Trail
Great Ocean Walk
4.8
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Forest
Mait's Rest
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Family-friendly places like Twelve Apostles and Port Campbell National Park will thrill your kids. Explore Port Campbell's surroundings by going to Camperdown (Camperdown & District Heritage Centre & Manifold Clock Tower) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Wreck Beach, make a trip to Port Campbell Scenic Lookout, and get some fabulous bargains at Apostle Whey Cheese.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Geologic Formation
Twelve Apostles
4.6
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Beach
Wreck Beach
4.4

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, then don't miss a visit to Warrnambool Breakwater, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Warrnambool trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Warrnambool takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 6th (Fri), Head underground at Engelbrecht Cave, then take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, then browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): explore the activities along The Blue Lake, then admire the verdant scenery at The Valley Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Schank.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Mount Gambier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Mount Gambier can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature · Parks
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Water Body
The Blue Lake
4.5

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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Attractions like Adelaide Botanic Garden and Adelaide Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Aldinga Beach (in Aldinga Beach), The Cedars (in Hahndorf) and Carrickalinga Beach (in Carrickalinga). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, make a trip to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park.

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You can fly from Mount Gambier to Adelaide in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Gambier in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Adelaide. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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