21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  25​h
Fitzroy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Apollo Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Ararat
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Copenhagen

1
night
Fitzroy

Fitzroy ©
Fitzroy is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Yarra. To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fitzroy attractions planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Fitzroy is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 9 hour difference. When traveling from Copenhagen in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fitzroy, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Fitzroy

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scienceworks, Rippon Lea
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Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
Rippon Lea ©
Rippon Lea

4
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Kennet River Koala Walk and Lorne Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bells Beach and Split Point Lighthouse. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Great Otway National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mariners Lookout and look for gifts at Bay of Apostles.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Fitzroy to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ararat.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Great Otway National Park, Lorne Beach, Bells Beach, Kennet River Koala Walk, Split Point Lighthouse
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Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

4
nights
Ararat

Ararat ©
Ararat is a city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 198km west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. Get in touch with nature at Grampians National Park and Grampians Adventure Golf. Discover out-of-the-way places like J Ward Museum Complex and Best's Wines Great Western. Venture out of the city with trips to Halls Gap (Venus Baths Loop, Clematis Falls, & more). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Montara Winery and make a trip to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame.

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Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Ararat takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Ararat

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Halls Gap, Grampians National Park, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame, Best's Wines Great Western
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Clematis Falls ©
Clematis Falls
J Ward Museum Complex ©
J Ward Museum Complex
Montara Winery ©
Montara Winery

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Nelson lighthouse and Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse. Visiting Logan's Beach and Petrified Forest and Blowholes will get you outdoors. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Allansford Cheese World and Museum (in Allansford), Hamilton (Nigretta Falls & MacKenzie Falls) and Thunder point Coastal Reserve (in Warrnambool). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse and immerse yourself in nature at Cape Nelson State Park.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Ararat to Portland by car takes about 2.5 hours. October in Portland sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Hamilton, Warrnambool, Allansford Cheese World and Museum, Griffiths Island Lighthouse, Petrified Forest and Blowholes
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Nigretta Falls ©
Nigretta Falls
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse
Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park

4
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Riesling Trail and Gorge Wildlife Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Martindale Hall Heritage Museum and Rockford Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Kilikanoon Winery (in Penwortham), Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage (in Leasingham) and Sevenhill Cellars (in Clare). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, explore and take pictures at The Cedars, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral, and trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Adelaide trip website .

You can drive from Portland to Adelaide in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Portland in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Adelaide. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanunda, Clare, National Motor Museum, Gorge Wildlife Park, The Cedars
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill

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