11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h
1
Geelong
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cape Otway
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive:  31​h
End: Cairns

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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 16th (Sun): cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Geelong day trip planning site .

Melbourne to Geelong is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Geelong can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Geelong

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Port Campbell National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Campbell trip planner .

Getting from Geelong to Port Campbell by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bay of Islands
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

2
nights
Cape Otway

Cape Otway ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Cape Patton Lookout and then identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and then don't miss a visit to Cape Otway Lightstation.

Find out how to plan Cape Otway trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Cape Otway in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Cape Otway

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kennett River, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation
Cape Patton Lookout ©
Cape Patton Lookout

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Rundle Mall.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide itinerary builder site .

Getting from Port Campbell to Adelaide by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In September, daytime highs in Adelaide are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, Flaxman Wines
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Old Timers Mine, look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy day trip planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Coober Pedy in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Adelaide, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coober Pedy, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

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