5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Drive:  6 h 15 min
1
Eden
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
2
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Cowes
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Melbourne
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Sydney

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night
Eden

Eden
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Eden trip itinerary planner.

Sydney to Eden is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Eden at 27°C and lows at 17°C. You'll set off for Wilsons Promontory National Park on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Eden

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

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night
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Eden to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse
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Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse ©
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 24th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Cowes Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, and then kick back and relax at Cape Woolamai Beach.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cowes trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Cowes takes 2 hours. March in Cowes sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Woolamai Beach
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Cowes Beach ©
Cowes Beach
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol and then stroll through St. Kilda Beach.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Melbourne itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Melbourne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Melbourne

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

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