13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Gosford
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Nelson Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
4
Ceduna
— 1 day
Drive:  11​h 45​min
5
Warrnambool
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
9
Mallacoota
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Merimbula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Batemans Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Kiama
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Gosford

Gosford is a city located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then examine the collection at Gosford Classic Car Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gosford online tour itinerary planner .

Sydney to Gosford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in August, Gosford is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nelson Bay.

Things to do in Gosford

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Zipline, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
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Zipline
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park ©
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Gosford Classic Car Museum ©
Gosford Classic Car Museum

2
nights
Nelson Bay

Nelson Bay ©
Nelson Bay is a suburb of the Port Stephens local government area in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Myall Lakes National Park, then explore the striking landscape of Grandis Picnic Area, then identify plant and animal life at Winda Woppa Reserve, and finally enjoy the sea views from Nelson Head Heritage Lighthouse and Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Nobbys Head, visit a coastal fixture at Nobbys Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Newcastle Museum, then see the interesting displays at Fighter World, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Toboggan Hill Park, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Point Stephens Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nelson Bay online itinerary planner .

Drive from Gosford to Nelson Bay in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Nelson Bay are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Nelson Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Newcastle, Fighter World, Grandis Picnic Area, Point Stephens Lighthouse, Winda Woppa Reserve
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Myall Lakes National Park ©
Myall Lakes National Park
Nobbys Lighthouse ©
Nobbys Lighthouse
Nobbys Head ©
Nobbys Head

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 13th (Mon), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Coffs Harbour Beach, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, and finally take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Nelson Bay to Coffs Harbour takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Coffs Harbour sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ceduna.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

1
day
Ceduna

Ceduna
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): trek along Goog's Track, make a trip to Ceduna Jetty, and then get great views at Head of Bight.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ceduna holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coffs Harbour to Ceduna. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Ceduna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Ceduna

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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1
day
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 15th (Wed), kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Tower Hill Cemetery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then make a trip to Warrnambool Breakwater, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ceduna to Warrnambool takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lorne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Tower Hill Cemetery ©
Tower Hill Cemetery

1
night
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, don't miss a visit to Great Ocean Road Memorial Archway, enjoy the sea views from Split Point Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at Qdos Arts Gallery, then examine the collection at Great Ocean Road Story, and finally admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lorne trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Lorne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

#Museums, #Shopping, #Nature

Side Trip

Split Point Lighthouse
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Great Ocean Road Story ©
Great Ocean Road Story
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse
Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get great views at Mariners Lookout.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Apollo Bay planner .

You can drive from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wilsons Promontory National Park.
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Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

1
night
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll through Squeaky Beach, kick back and relax at Norman Beach, then trek along Mt Oberon Summit Walk, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Whisky Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wilsons Promontory National Park visit website .

Getting from Apollo Bay to Wilsons Promontory National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mallacoota.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach
Norman Beach ©
Norman Beach

1
day
Mallacoota

Mallacoota ©
Mallacoota is a small town in the East Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at WW11 Bunker Museum, hike along Mallacoota Coastal Walks, then head off the coast to Gabo Island, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Gabo Island Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mallacoota tour itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Mallacoota in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Merimbula.

Things to do in Mallacoota

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Gabo Island Lighthouse ©
Gabo Island Lighthouse

1
night
Merimbula

Merimbula ©
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. On the 20th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Potoroo Palace, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Merimbula holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Mallacoota to Merimbula takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Merimbula are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Merimbula

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

Tathra
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Tathra Beach ©
Tathra Beach
Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace

1
night
Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
Batemans Bay is a town in the South Coast region of the state of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll through Pebbly Beach, then try for a hole-in-one at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Tomakin Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Batemans Bay trip simple and quick.

Drive from Merimbula to Batemans Bay in 2.5 hours. In August in Batemans Bay, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Kiama.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Pebbly Beach, Tomakin Beach
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Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf
Tomakin Beach ©
Tomakin Beach

1
night
Kiama

Kiama ©
Kiama is a township 120 kilometres south of Sydney in the Illawarra, New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kiama Harbour, trek along Kiama Coastal Walk, and then take in the awesome beauty at Saddleback Mountain Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kiama online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Batemans Bay to Kiama by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Kiama, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kiama

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Kiama Harbour ©
Kiama Harbour
Saddleback Mountain Lookout ©
Saddleback Mountain Lookout

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