15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  15​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Adelaide
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Seppeltsfield
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
5
Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Adelaide
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h
7
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  30​min
8
Meningie
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Naracoorte
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
10
Port Fairy
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
11
Port Campbell
— 1 night
car:  1​h
12
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
car:  1​h
13
Lorne
— Few hours
car:  1​h
14
Geelong
— Few hours
car:  1​h
15
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Beijing


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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 Queen Victoria Building, Pitt Street Mall, Darling Quarter, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, look for gifts at Sydney Fish Market, take a leisurely stroll along Circular Quay, pick up some local products at The Rocks Markets, then wander the streets of The Rocks, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at T Galleria by DFS, Sydney. On the next day, try your luck at The Star Sydney, take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, have some family-friendly fun at Darling Quarter, then appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, then walk around Hyde Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sydney visit planning app .

Beijing, China to Sydney is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Beijing to Sydney. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Beijing in May: highs in Sydney hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 54°F. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Adelaide.

Things to do in Sydney

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Westfield Bondi Junction
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Mrs Macquarie's Chair ©
Mrs Macquarie's Chair

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Victoria Square/ Tarntanyangga, Glenelg Beach, Rundle Mall, and other attractions. On the 13th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Glenelg Beach and then make a trip to Rundle Mall.

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Fly from Sydney to Adelaide in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gorge Wildlife Park, Glenelg Beach
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Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

1
night
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gawler Visitor Information Centre, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, Barossa Chateau, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get all the information you need at Gawler Visitor Information Centre, explore and take pictures at Lyndoch Lavender Farm and Cafe, then do a tasting at Barossa Chateau, and finally look for gifts at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tanunda day trip planner .

You can drive from Adelaide to Tanunda in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May in Tanunda, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Seppeltsfield.

Things to do in Tanunda

Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Lyndoch, Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, Gawler Visitor Information Centre
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Maggie Beer's Farm Shop ©
Maggie Beer's Farm Shop
Barossa Chateau ©
Barossa Chateau
Lyndoch Lavender Farm and Cafe ©
Lyndoch Lavender Farm and Cafe

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hours
Seppeltsfield

Seppeltsfield ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hentley Farm Wines.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seppeltsfield tour planner.

Seppeltsfield is very close to Tanunda. May in Seppeltsfield sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Seppeltsfield

Wineries
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Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Hentley Farm Wines ©
Hentley Farm Wines

1
night
Tanunda

Tanunda
To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tanunda day trip planner.

Tanunda is very close to Seppeltsfield. On the 16th (Thu), you're off toAdelaide.

Things to do in Tanunda

Tours Wineries Parks
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1
day
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SeaLink Kangaroo Island as well as Jurlique. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Jurlique, then take a tour by water with SeaLink Kangaroo Island, and then awaken your taste buds at Jacob's Creek.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide day trip tool .

You can drive from Tanunda to Adelaide in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurlique, Jacob's Creek
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SeaLink Kangaroo Island ©
SeaLink Kangaroo Island
Jacob's Creek ©
Jacob's Creek
Jurlique ©
Jurlique

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, Admirals Arch, Remarkable Rocks, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Clifford's Honey Farm, pick up some local products at Kingscote Farmers' Market, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Willoughby Lighthouse Keepers Heritage Accommodation, then get outside with Remarkable Rocks, then take in panoramic vistas at Cape du Couedic Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): stroll around Flinders Chase National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island tour planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Meningie.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Admirals Arch ©
Admirals Arch

1
night
Meningie

Meningie ©
Meningie is a town on the south-east side of Lake Albert in South Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oceanic Victor.

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

Explore your travel options from Kangaroo Island to Meningie with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Meningie

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oceanic Victor
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Oceanic Victor ©
Oceanic Victor

few
hours
Naracoorte

Naracoorte ©
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. The Blue Lake has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Naracoorte tour planner .

Getting from Meningie to Naracoorte by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Blue Lake
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake

few
hours
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. The Port Fairy & Region Visitor Information Centre has been added to your itinerary.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Fairy day trip planning website .

You can drive from Naracoorte to Port Fairy in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Port Campbell.
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1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your list of things to see and do now includes Gibsons Steps, 12 Apostles Helicopters, The Twelve Apostles, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, explore the striking landscape at The Twelve Apostles, see the world from above with 12 Apostles Helicopters, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell sightseeing planner.

Drive from Port Fairy to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

12 Apostles Helicopters
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. You've now added Great Otway National Park to your itinerary.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lorne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Nature Trails Parks

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park

few
hours
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lorne Beach.

Plan a trip to Lorne easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Lorne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Lorne can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Lorne

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

few
hours
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. You've now added Geelong Bollard Trail Walk to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Geelong online journey builder .

Getting from Lorne to Geelong by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Melbourne.
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Geelong Bollard Trail Walk ©
Geelong Bollard Trail Walk

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You've added The Little Penguin Bus, Cooks' Cottage, Block Arcade, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Wed), make a trip to 333 Collins Street, get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria, don't miss a visit to Hosier Lane, examine the collection at Federation Square, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take a memorable tour with Puffing Billy Railway, look for all kinds of wild species at St Kilda beach, contemplate the long history of Cooks' Cottage, then take a memorable tour with The Little Penguin Bus, then make a trip to Block Arcade, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bourke Street Mall.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Geelong to Melbourne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Puffing Billy Railway
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Royal Arcade ©
Royal Arcade
The Little Penguin Bus ©
The Little Penguin Bus
Federation Square ©
Federation Square

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