15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Wagga Wagga
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Princetown
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
4
Torquay
— 3 nights
5
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
6
Eden
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wagga Wagga trip itinerary planner .

Sydney to Wagga Wagga is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Wagga Wagga, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Princetown.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Princetown

Princetown ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Port Campbell National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: revel in the low prices at Apostle Whey Cheese, then don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps, then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, and finally identify plant and animal life at Loch Ard Gorge.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Princetown trip website .

Getting from Wagga Wagga to Princetown by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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 18th (Tue): head off the coast to Griffiths Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Logan's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then choose your vessel at Lake Pertobe Motor Boats, then stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and finally explore the activities along Bay of Islands.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Warrnambool day trip app .

Getting from Princetown to Warrnambool by combination of taxi and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lorne Beach and Bells Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Eastern Beach Reserve and Point Roadknight. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road and enjoy the sand and surf at 13th Beach.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Torquay trip planner .

You can drive from Warrnambool to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in Torquay, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

13th Beach, Eastern Beach Reserve, Point Roadknight, Lorne Beach
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ballarat Wildlife Park and Dandenong Ranges National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Somers Beach and Art Gallery of Ballarat. Go for a jaunt from Melbourne to Pearcedale to see Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne route website .

You can drive from Torquay to Melbourne in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ballarat, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Somers Beach
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Get outdoors at Pambula Beach and Cocora Beach. Kids will enjoy Short Point Recreation Reserve and Ben Boyd National Park. Step out of Eden to go to Merimbula and see Magic Mountain, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bundian Way Story Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Eden journey app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Melbourne to Eden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Merimbula, Pambula Beach, Ben Boyd National Park
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Cocora Beach ©
Cocora Beach
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

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