15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Hahndorf
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Dublin

1
night
Hahndorf

Hahndorf ©
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. On the 27th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars, look for gifts at The Fudge Shop, then stop by Leathersmith and Bush Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Clocks and Collectables. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, then examine the collection at National Motor Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park, and finally learn about winemaking at Somerled Wines.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hahndorf road trip site .

Dublin, Ireland to Hahndorf is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Dublin to Hahndorf. Traveling from Dublin in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Hahndorf: highs are around 26°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Melba's Chocolate & Confectionery, National Motor Museum, Cleland Wildlife Park, Gorge Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get a sense of the local culture at Penley Estate and Wynns Coonawarra Estate. Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Petticoat Lane (in Penola), Katnook Estate (in Coonawarra) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). There's lots more to do: get into the urban bustle at Main Corner Complex, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, and explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier travel route builder tool .

Getting from Hahndorf to Mount Gambier by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hahndorf in October, Mount Gambier is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Coonawarra, Naracoorte Caves National Park, Petticoat Lane
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Katnook Coonawarra ©
Katnook Coonawarra

2
nights
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 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Scienceworks, look for gifts at Vintage Garage, then stop by in. cube8r Gallery, and finally kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach. On the next day, meet the residents at Werribee Open Range Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Holocaust Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Brighton Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St Kilda trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mount Gambier to St Kilda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and tram. In October, daily temperatures in St Kilda can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

in. cube8r Gallery, Scienceworks, Jewish Holocaust Centre, Vintage Garage, Brighton Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
Jewish Holocaust Centre ©
Jewish Holocaust Centre

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Art Gallery of Western Australia and The Shipwreck Galleries. Popular historic sites such as Fremantle Prison and St Patrick's Basilica are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (Western Australian Maritime Museum & Fremantle Markets). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from St Kilda to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from St Kilda in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Mandurah Cruises, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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