16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Port Fairy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Queenscliff
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Arthurs Seat
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Newhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Cowes
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
9
Summerlands
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
St Kilda
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
11
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, meet the residents at Adelaide Zoo, and then contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Adelaide online tour itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Adelaide is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Adelaide, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect nights in Adelaide to be much colder, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

1
day
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): head off the coast to Griffiths Island, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Port Fairy trip planner .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Port Fairy takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to The Grotto, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, and finally don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell day trip planning website .

Getting from Port Fairy to Port Campbell by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Fri), hike along Mait's Rest and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Apollo Bay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Queenscliff.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
nights
Queenscliff

Queenscliff ©
Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Angels, then stroll through Eastern Beach Reserve, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pope's Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at 13th Beach and then explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Queenscliff trip builder tool .

Getting from Apollo Bay to Queenscliff by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Queenscliff are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Queenscliff

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Geelong, 13th Beach, The Great Ocean Road
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Pope's Eye ©
Pope's Eye
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
13th Beach ©
13th Beach

1
night
Arthurs Seat

Arthurs Seat ©
Arthurs Seat is a hill and locality on the Mornington Peninsula, within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, about 75 km south east of Melbourne, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): trek along Cape Schanck Boardwalk and then admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arthurs Seat road trip planner .

You can drive from Queenscliff to Arthurs Seat in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Arthurs Seat can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Newhaven.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Cape Schanck Boardwalk
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The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden

1
night
Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Head underground at Forrest Caves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Woolamai Beach, then take in the pleasant sights at Pinnacles Lookout, and finally step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Newhaven online visit planner .

You can drive from Arthurs Seat to Newhaven in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Newhaven

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Phillip Island, Pinnacles Lookout
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Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum

1
night
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, and then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Cowes trip itinerary maker tool .

Cowes is just a short distance from Newhaven. In November, daytime highs in Cowes are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Cowes

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

1
night
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
On the 15th (Thu), hike along Swan Lake Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Rock, then experience rural life at Bimbadeen Phillip Island, and finally meet the residents at The Nobbies Centre.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Summerlands trip itinerary planning tool .

Summerlands is just a stone's throw from Cowes. In November, daytime highs in Summerlands are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St Kilda.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Ventnor
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Swan Lake Trail ©
Swan Lake Trail
Bimbadeen Phillip Island ©
Bimbadeen Phillip Island

1
night
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read St Kilda tour planner .

Getting from Summerlands to St Kilda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in St Kilda

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Fitzroy Gardens. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Melbourne journey planner .

Melbourne is very close to St Kilda. November in Melbourne sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

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