10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Katoomba
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Batemans Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Eden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Bairnsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
St Kilda
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Melbourne
— 2 nights
End: Melbourne

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Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): putt your heart out at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, enjoy the sand and surf at Broulee Island Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Broulee Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Batemans Bay vacation planner .

Katoomba to Batemans Bay is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. January in Batemans Bay sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Broulee
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Broulee Beach ©
Broulee Beach
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf

1
night
Eden

Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
On the 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Panboola Wetlands, kick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and then explore the activities along Kianinny Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pambula Beach.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Eden visit website .

Getting from Batemans Bay to Eden by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Batemans Bay in January, plan for slightly colder days in Eden, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Bairnsdale.

Things to do in Eden

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Merimbula, Pambula Beach, Panboola Wetlands, Kianinny Bay
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church and then head outdoors with Anderson Inlet.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Bairnsdale tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Eden to Bairnsdale takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anderson Inlet
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Anderson Inlet ©
Anderson Inlet
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Wilsons Promontory National Park route maker app .

Drive from Bairnsdale to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 3 hours. On the 7th (Mon), you're off toSt Kilda.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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St Kilda

St Kilda
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Catani Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Karkarook Park, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Malvern Urban Forest.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St Kilda visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to St Kilda takes 3 hours. January in St Kilda sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Malvern Urban Forest, Karkarook Park
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Karkarook Park
Karkarook Park
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Catani Gardens ©
Catani Gardens

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay trip maker site .

You can drive from St Kilda to Apollo Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, train, and bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Otway National Park, Hopetoun Falls
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Fairy vacation planning app .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Historic Sites
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2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from the city and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and Melbourne Zoo. Step off the beaten path and head to Dandenong Ranges National Park and Hanging Rock Reserve. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Port Fairy to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Hanging Rock Reserve, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

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