10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Mornington
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ararat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Warrnambool
— Few hours
train + taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Narooma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Tumut
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Canberra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Sydney
— 2 nights
End: Sydney

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Mornington

Mornington ©
Mornington is a seaside town on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, located 57km south of Melbourne's central business district. On the 4th (Sat), explore the galleries of Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and then admire the striking features of Heronswood.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mornington trip itinerary site .

Sydney to Mornington is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in April; daily highs in Mornington reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Mornington

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Heronswood
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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 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial and then explore the galleries of Sovereign Hill.

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You can drive from Mornington to Ballarat in 2.5 hours. In April in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ararat.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill

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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): do a tasting at Grampians Estate Cellar Door and then learn about winemaking at Montara Winery.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ararat online tour builder .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Ararat takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Ararat

Wineries

Side Trip

Grampians Estate Cellar Door
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Montara Winery ©
Montara Winery

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool holiday builder website .

Drive from Ararat to Warrnambool in 2 hours. On the 6th (Mon), you'll travel to Lorne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the views from Lorne Swing Bridge and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lorne trip maker website .

Getting from Warrnambool to Lorne by combination of train and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Lorne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Lorne

Outdoors Nature Beaches
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop and then stroll around Lakes Entrance Apex Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lakes Entrance online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Lorne to Lakes Entrance takes 6 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Lakes Entrance can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Fun & Games
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Narooma

Narooma ©
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Mill Bay Boardwalk, get great views at Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock, and then tee off at Southbound Escapes.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Narooma trip website .

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Narooma takes 4.5 hours. In April in Narooma, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Tumut.

Things to do in Narooma

Golf Outdoors Wildlife
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Southbound Escapes ©
Southbound Escapes
Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock ©

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Tumut

Tumut ©
Tumut or is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, situated on the banks of the Tumut River.Tumut sits on the north-west foothills of the Snowy Mountains and is referred to as the gateway to the Snowy Mountains Scheme. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pretty Parrot Distilling, then get some fabulous bargains at Tumut Broom Factory, then admire the engineering at Blowering Dam, and finally explore the activities along Tumut River.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tumut travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Narooma to Tumut takes 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Tumut can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Tumut

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
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Tumut River ©
Tumut River
Pretty Parrot Distilling ©
Pretty Parrot Distilling
Tumut Broom Factory ©
Tumut Broom Factory

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament of Australia, get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then have some family-friendly fun at Breakr, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Canberra day trip planning app .

You can drive from Tumut to Canberra in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Tumut in April since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Fun & Games
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
On the 12th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, explore the galleries of Jason Ree, see a show at Sydney Opera House, then hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camperdown Cemetery, then hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally wander the streets of Darling Harbour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sydney attractions site .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Parks Trails
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

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