10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Goolwa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wellington
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Robe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Geelong
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide tour planner.

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Goolwa.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Cedars
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Goolwa

Goolwa ©
Goolwa is a historic river port on the Murray River near the Murray Mouth in South Australia, and joined by a bridge to Hindmarsh Island. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): meet the residents at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, step off the mainland to explore Granite Island, and then make a trip to Victor Harbor Heritage Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Goolwa trip planning tool .

Getting from Adelaide to Goolwa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Wellington.

Things to do in Goolwa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Victor Harbor
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Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Urimbirra Wildlife Park ©
Urimbirra Wildlife Park

1
night
Wellington

Wellington ©
Wellington is a township in South Australia, Australia on the Murray River (River Murray in South Australia) just upstream of where it empties into Lake Alexandrina. On the 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Wellington Courthouse and then take in nature's colorful creations at Pangarinda Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Wellington trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Goolwa to Wellington in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Wellington can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Wellington

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The Wellington Courthouse ©
The Wellington Courthouse
Pangarinda Botanic Gardens ©
Pangarinda Botanic Gardens

1
night
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. On the 6th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Ralph Fowler Wines, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, then kick back and relax at Robe Beach, and finally make a trip to Cape Dombey Obelisk.

Plan a Robe trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Wellington to Robe in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Robe

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Ralph Fowler Wines ©
Ralph Fowler Wines
Cape Dombey Obelisk ©
Cape Dombey Obelisk
Robe Town Brewery ©
Robe Town Brewery

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Russell Clark Reserve, then step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Fairy online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Robe to Port Fairy in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Russell Clark Reserve ©
Russell Clark Reserve

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Sovereign Hill, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree, and then admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ballarat journey builder .

You can drive from Port Fairy to Ballarat in 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ballarat are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Ballarat

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree
Ballarat Botanical Gardens ©
Ballarat Botanical Gardens

2
nights
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stop by Mind Games, take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road, and then admire the natural beauty at Geelong Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, then get to know the resident critters at Werribee Open Range Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Geelong Mosque.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Geelong trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Ballarat to Geelong by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Geelong can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

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