15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Geelong
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Colac
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Camperdown
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Warrnambool
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Port Campbell
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
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Lorne
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Anglesea
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
9
Torquay
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
10
Geelong
— 1 day
train:  1​h
11
Melbourne
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
12
Cowes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Narooma
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Merimbula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Batemans Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
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Jervis Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
19
Kiama
— 3 nights
bus:  30​min
20
Wollongong
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
21
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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Colac

Colac ©
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colac trip builder tool .

Geelong to Colac is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August in Colac, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Camperdown.

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Nature Parks
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Red Rock ©
Red Rock

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Camperdown

Camperdown
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get all the information you need at Courthouse Camperdown.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Camperdown journey maker .

Drive from Colac to Camperdown in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Fairy.
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Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Fairy online travel route planner .

Drive from Camperdown to Port Fairy in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Warrnambool on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Port Fairy

Historic Sites
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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Logan's Beach as well as Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach and then examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool road trip planning app .

Warrnambool is just a short distance from Port Fairy. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twelve Apostles as well as Gibsons Steps. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Gibsons Steps, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Port Campbell takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park, take some stellar pictures from Mariners Lookout, and then hike along Mait's Rest.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay day trip planning app .

Getting from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Lorne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Trails Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
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Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls and then make a trip to Teddy's Lookout.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Lorne online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by bus from Apollo Bay to Lorne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Anglesea.

Things to do in Lorne

Nature Parks
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Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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Anglesea

Anglesea
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Anglesea trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lorne to Anglesea in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Torquay

Torquay
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Torquay trip planner .

Torquay is just a stone's throw from Anglesea. In September, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Geelong.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Outdoors Nature
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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. On the 2nd (Mon), examine the collection at National Wool Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Geelong Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Geelong trip itinerary builder tool .

Geelong is just a stone's throw from Torquay. September in Geelong sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Melbourne.

Things to do in Geelong

Museums Parks
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National Wool Museum ©
National Wool Museum
Geelong Botanical Gardens ©
Geelong Botanical Gardens

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne online trip builder .

Take a train from Geelong to Melbourne in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Conservation Centre, then get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and then meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cowes online trip maker .

Drive from Melbourne to Cowes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Cowes are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

The Nobbies Centre
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whisky Beach, trek along Mt Oberon Summit Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Norman Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park vacation app .

Getting from Cowes to Wilsons Promontory National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Wyanga Park Winery, try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, examine the collection at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, then walk around Nyerimilang Heritage Park, then get great views at Jemmys Point Lookout, and finally identify plant and animal life at Gippsland Lakes.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Lakes Entrance takes 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Jemmys Point Lookout
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
Jemmys Point Lookout ©
Jemmys Point Lookout
Wyanga Park Winery ©
Wyanga Park Winery

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Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): head off the coast to Montague Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Pool, stop by Reva at Tilba, make a trip to Central Tilba Historic Village, then get great views at Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Discover how to plan a Narooma trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Lakes Entrance to Narooma by car takes about 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Merimbula.

Things to do in Narooma

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Central Tilba, Blue Pool
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock ©
Reva  at Tilba ©
Reva at Tilba

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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 7th (Sat), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to The Pinnacles, get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf, then look for all kinds of wild species at Potoroo Palace, and finally play a few rounds at Pambula Merimbula Golf Club.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Merimbula trip planner.

Drive from Narooma to Merimbula in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Merimbula

Outdoors Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Potoroo Palace ©
Potoroo Palace
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

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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.
On the 8th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Birdland Animal Park, and then try for a hole-in-one at Batemans Bay Mini Golf.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Batemans Bay day trip tool .

You can drive from Merimbula to Batemans Bay in 2.5 hours. In September in Batemans Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf
Birdland Animal Park ©
Birdland Animal Park

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Hyams Beach and then stroll through Moona Moona Creek.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay trip planner .

Drive from Batemans Bay to Jervis Bay in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kiama.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Moona Moona Creek ©
Moona Moona Creek

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Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kiama: The Grape Escape (in Mittagong), Berry Country Fair (in Berry) and Nowra (Shoalhaven Zoo & Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, take some stellar pictures from Drawing Room Rocks, get outside with Bombo Headland, and take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Kiama trip website .

Drive from Jervis Bay to Kiama in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Wollongong.

Things to do in Kiama

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Robertson, Nowra, Berry, Jamberoo, Albion Park Rail
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Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls
Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

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Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 12th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond, grab your bike and head to Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track, and then make a trip to Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Wollongong route builder site .

Wollongong is just a stone's throw from Kiama. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Outdoors Scenic Drive Trails
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Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes TreeTops Western Sydney. On the 13th (Fri), hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, whizz through the canopy at TreeTops Western Sydney, wander the streets of The Rocks, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Wollongong to Sydney takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Wollongong in September, with lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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