16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Albury
Drive:  3​h
1
Echuca
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Mildura
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Clare
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Cowell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Coffin Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Coonawarra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Mansfield
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Albury

1
night
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. On the 20th (Sat), don't miss a visit to GrainCorp Silos in Rochester Victoria, then learn about winemaking at Cornelia Creek Wines, then take an in-depth tour of Barmah Forest Heritage and Education Centre, and finally stop by Glenda's Candle Scents.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Echuca trip builder tool .

Albury to Echuca is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll set off for Mildura on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Echuca

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

GrainCorp Silos in Rochester Victoria, Cornelia Creek Wines
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Cornelia Creek Wines ©
Cornelia Creek Wines

2
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mildura trip planning app .

Getting from Echuca to Mildura by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Mildura can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off toClare.

Things to do in Mildura

Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Wentworth Pioneer Museum, Cappa Stone Wines
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Cappa Stone Wines ©
Cappa Stone Wines
Wentworth Pioneer Museum ©
Wentworth Pioneer Museum

2
nights
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 23rd (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Burra Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the galleries of Burra Regional Art Gallery, stop by Mintaro Wines, then do a tasting at Mitchell Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Jeanneret Wines.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Clare road trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mildura to Clare. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Cowell.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Burra, Mintaro Wines, Jeanneret Wines
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Burra Town Hall ©
Burra Town Hall
Mitchell Winery ©
Mitchell Winery
Burra Regional Art Gallery ©
Burra Regional Art Gallery

1
night
Cowell

Cowell
Cowell is a coastal town on Franklin Harbor on the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia on the Lincoln Highway 111 km south of the major town of Whyalla. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The National Trust Folk Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cowell trip maker website .

Getting from Clare to Cowell by car takes about 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Cowell are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coffin Bay.

Things to do in Cowell

Museums
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1
night
Coffin Bay

Coffin Bay ©
On the 26th (Fri), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, experience rural life at Minniribbie Farm, and then explore the striking landscape at Coffin Bay National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Coffin Bay trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Cowell to Coffin Bay in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Coffin Bay

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Minniribbie Farm
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Coffin Bay National Park ©
Coffin Bay National Park
Food Tours
Minniribbie Farm ©
Minniribbie Farm

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Paxton Wines, sample the tasty concoctions at Goodieson Brewery, then learn about winemaking at McLaren Vale III Associates, and finally learn about winemaking at Alpha Box & Dice. On your second day here, do a tasting at Gemtree Wines, learn about winemaking at K1 by Geoff Hardy, then learn about winemaking at Longview Vineyard, and finally stop by Haigh's Chocolates Beehive Corner.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip maker website .

Getting from Coffin Bay to Adelaide by car takes about 7.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Gemtree Wines, Longview Vineyard, K1 By Geoff Hardy
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Paxton Wines ©
Paxton Wines
Gemtree Wines ©
Gemtree Wines
Alpha Box & Dice ©
Alpha Box & Dice

2
nights
Coonawarra

Coonawarra ©
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. On the 29th (Mon), do a tasting at Kidman Wines, do a tasting at Bowen Estate Coonawarra, do a tasting at Leconfield Coonawarra, then do a tasting at The Blok Estate Winery, and finally do a tasting at Raidis Estate. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Penley Estate, then steep yourself in history at Sharam Cottage, then learn about winemaking at Parker Coonawarra Estate, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wallace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Coonawarra online travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Adelaide to Coonawarra with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in April: high temperatures in Coonawarra hover around 22°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Penola, Lake Wallace
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The Blok Coonawarra ©
The Blok Coonawarra
Penley Estate ©
Penley Estate
Parker Coonawarra Estate ©
Parker Coonawarra Estate

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia and then learn about all things military at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mount Gambier trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Coonawarra to Mount Gambier in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Museums

Side Trip

Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia
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1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Whale Bone Studio Arts, browse the exhibits of Blarney Books and Art, pick up some local products at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET, then take some stellar pictures from The Crags, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Port Fairy Public Cemetery.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Fairy trip planner .

Drive from Mount Gambier to Port Fairy in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ballarat.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Crags
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Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art
The Crags ©
The Crags

1
night
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 3rd (Fri), admire the striking features of St Patrick's Cathedral, look for gifts at The Crafty Squirrel, sample the tasty concoctions at Red Duck Micro-Brewery, then sample the tasty concoctions at Athletic Club Brewery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ballarat Railway Station.

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You can drive from Port Fairy to Ballarat in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mansfield.

Things to do in Ballarat

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Shopping
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Athletic Club Brewery ©
Athletic Club Brewery
St Patrick's Cathedral ©
St Patrick's Cathedral
Ballarat Railway Station ©
Ballarat Railway Station

1
night
Mansfield

Mansfield ©
Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps in the Australian state of Victoria. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at King River Brewing and then do a tasting at Gracebrook Vineyards.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mansfield trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Mansfield takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ballarat in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mansfield, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mansfield

Breweries & Distilleries Nature Parks

Side Trips

King Valley, Paradise Falls
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King River Brewing ©
King River Brewing
Gracebrook Vineyards ©
Gracebrook Vineyards

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