12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Port Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Geelong
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Melton
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Sydney


4
nights
Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide ©
Port Adelaide is the name of a region of Adelaide, approximately 14km northwest of the Adelaide CBD. Visiting Cleland Wildlife Park and Semaphore Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Port Adelaide's surroundings by going to Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock), Beerenberg Farm (in Hahndorf) and Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door (in Magill). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, tour the pleasant surroundings at Henley Beach, contemplate the long history of Old Gum Tree Reserve, and trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Adelaide vacation maker website .

Sydney to Port Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Port Adelaide when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 15°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Port Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Henley Beach, Penfolds Magill Estate Cellar Door, Murray Street Vineyards, Beerenberg Farm, Old Gum Tree Reserve
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River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards

1
night
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. On the 19th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Mt Jagged Wines and then relax in the rural setting at Goolwa Animal Farm.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Victor Harbor holiday builder .

You can drive from Port Adelaide to Victor Harbor in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Wineries Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Mt Jagged Wines, Goolwa Animal Farm
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Mt Jagged Wines ©
Mt Jagged Wines
Goolwa Animal Farm ©
Goolwa Animal Farm

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, then take in panoramic vistas at Centenary Tower, and then explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mount Gambier tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Victor Harbor to Mount Gambier in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Victor Harbor in November, expect Mount Gambier to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Centenary Tower ©
Centenary Tower
Mount Gambier Public Library ©
Mount Gambier Public Library

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell road trip site .

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Logan's Beach, Allansford Cheese World and Museum
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Allansford Cheese World and Museum ©
Allansford Cheese World and Museum

1
night
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. To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Geelong trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Geelong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Melton.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Tours
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3
nights
Melton

Melton ©
Melton is an urban area within metropolitan Melbourne, Australia located 35 km west from the capital's central business district. Get in touch with nature at Point Nepean National Park and Taranaki Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Melton side-trips: Yarra Glen (Yileena Park & Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery), Domaine Chandon Winery (in Coldstream) and Hepburn Springs (Portal 108 & Spas & Wellness).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Melton itinerary planner .

Getting from Geelong to Melton by car takes about an hour. November in Melton sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 26th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Melton

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Yarra Glen, Hepburn Springs, Point Nepean National Park, Domaine Chandon Winery, Taranaki Farm
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Domaine Chandon Winery ©
Domaine Chandon Winery
Taranaki Farm ©
Taranaki Farm
Yileena Park ©
Yileena Park
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