15 days in Perth, New South Wales & Ashburton Itinerary

15 days in Perth, New South Wales & Ashburton Itinerary

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15 days in Perth, New South Wales & Ashburton Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
4
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Narooma
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Merimbula
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Ashburton
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cottesloe Beach and Warnbro Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scarborough Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin Quay (in Mandurah) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Perth Zoo and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Perth journey planner .

Mumbai, India to Perth is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Perth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February in Perth, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mandurah, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Warnbro Beach, Cottesloe Beach
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

1
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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal walk, then identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and then explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilot Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Port Macquarie vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Perth to Port Macquarie in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Perth in February: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Pilot Beach
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
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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.
On the 7th (Fri), stroll through Balmoral Beach, Mosman, then stroll through Manly Scenic Walkway, and then stroll through Bronte Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sydney trip maker site .

You can fly from Port Macquarie to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Port Macquarie in February, expect nights in Sydney to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bronte Beach, Balmoral Beach, Mosman
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Balmoral Beach, Mosman ©
Balmoral Beach, Mosman
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Manly Scenic Walkway ©
Manly Scenic Walkway

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Bendalong Beach, then kick back and relax at Greenfield Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Collingwood Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Murrays Beach, kick back and relax at Hyams Beach, and then kick back and relax at Callala Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jervis Bay trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Sydney to Jervis Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jervis Bay, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Narooma.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bendalong Beach, Callala Beach
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Greenfield Beach ©
Greenfield Beach

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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 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Brou Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Mogo Zoo, then look for gifts at Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Camel Rock.

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You can drive from Jervis Bay to Narooma in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Merimbula.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Brou Beach, Mogo Zoo, Camel Rock, Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Brou Beach ©
Brou Beach

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Merimbula

Merimbula ©
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. On the 12th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Pambula Beach, then stroll through Main Beach, and finally stroll through Short Point Recreation Reserve. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cocora Beach, then see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Panboola Wetlands.

To find out how to plan a trip to Merimbula, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Narooma to Merimbula by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Ashburton.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Eden, Pambula Beach, Panboola Wetlands
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Cocora Beach ©
Cocora Beach
Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
Panboola Wetlands ©
Panboola Wetlands

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Ashburton

Ashburton ©
Ashburton is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 12km southeast of Melbourne's Central Business District. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Malvern Urban Forest, look for all kinds of wild species at Valley Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Damper Creek Reserve.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ashburton trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Merimbula to Ashburton. In February in Ashburton, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ashburton

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Mount Waverley, Malvern Urban Forest
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Damper Creek Reserve ©
Damper Creek Reserve
Valley Reserve ©
Valley Reserve

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