15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  6​h
1
Albury
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Princetown
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
7
Eden
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Albury

Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then do a tasting at Pfeiffer Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Gooramadda Olives.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Albury visit planning tool .

Sydney to Albury is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Albury, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Albury

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Adventure

Side Trips

Pfeiffer Wines, Gooramadda Olives
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Gooramadda Olives ©
Gooramadda Olives

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Eastern Beach Reserve and Bells Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Lorne Beach and Split Point Lighthouse. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Torquay: Erskine Falls (in Lorne) and Barwon Park (in Winchelsea). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at 13th Beach.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Torquay trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Albury to Torquay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albury in December, expect Torquay to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Torquay

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lorne, Split Point Lighthouse, Barwon Park, 13th Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 20th (Thu), trek along Great Ocean Walk, then look for gifts at Karmic Goat Soapworks, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mait's Rest.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay trip planner .

Getting from Torquay to Apollo Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Karmic Goat Soapworks ©
Karmic Goat Soapworks

2
nights
Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Apostle Whey Cheese, then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Princetown trip builder site .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Princetown

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the activities along Bay of Islands, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and then identify plant and animal life at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Logan's Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then enjoy the sea views from Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and finally step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Warrnambool trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Princetown to Warrnambool takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Somers Beach and Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and don't miss a visit to Block Arcade.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip maker website .

Fly from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Somers Beach
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

2
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a coastal town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, then engage your brain at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Pambula Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cocora Beach, steep yourself in history at Ben Boyd Tower, and then don't miss a visit to Green Cape Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Eden day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Eden in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in December, you will find days in Eden are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eden

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Short Point Recreation Reserve, Pambula Beach
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Cocora Beach ©
Cocora Beach
Ben Boyd Tower ©
Ben Boyd Tower
Green Cape Lighthouse ©
Green Cape Lighthouse

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