15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Narooma
— Few hours
Drive:  9​h
2
Port Fairy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Albury
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
End: Sydney


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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 15th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Narooma attractions planning website .

Sydney to Narooma is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Narooma reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Narooma

Wildlife Adventure Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Port Fairy trip maker app .

You can drive from Narooma to Port Fairy in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

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Princetown

Princetown ©
On the 17th (Mon), get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wreck Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Princetown visit app .

You can drive from Port Fairy to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Wreck Beach
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 19th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, then explore the different attractions at Karmic Goat Soapworks, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay tour itinerary builder app .

Drive from Princetown to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

3
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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.
Attractions like The Enchanted Adventure Garden and 13th Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Pearses Beach (in Blairgowrie), Geelong (The Rock Adventure Centre & Eastern Beach Reserve) and Cape Schanck Boardwalk (in Flinders). There's more to do: cruise along The Great Ocean Road and enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach.

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You can drive from Apollo Bay to Torquay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Torquay, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Geelong, Cape Schanck Boardwalk, 13th Beach, The Enchanted Adventure Garden, Pearses Beach
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

6
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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.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Step out of Melbourne with an excursion to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Albury.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Albury

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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Bonegilla Migrant Experience, buy something for everyone on your list at Myer Centrepoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, and finally admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Albury trip planner .

Fly from Melbourne to Albury in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Albury hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Bonegilla Migrant Experience
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Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden
Bonegilla Migrant Experience ©
Bonegilla Migrant Experience
Myer Centrepoint ©
Myer Centrepoint

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