17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  23​h
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Princetown
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Naracoorte
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Clare
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Wilpena
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
End: Milan

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Melbourne Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens and Eureka Skydeck 88.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Melbourne trip planning website .

Milan, Italy to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Milan to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in August, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck 88 ©
Eureka Skydeck 88

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Apollo Bay using our trip planner.

Getting from Melbourne to Apollo Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Princetown.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park

1
night
Princetown

Princetown
For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Princetown trip maker site .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Princetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Moyne River, then explore the world behind art at Wishart Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Russell Clark Reserve, and finally browse the fresh offerings at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET.

Plan a Port Fairy trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Princetown to Port Fairy in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Russell Clark Reserve ©
Russell Clark Reserve
Moyne River ©
Moyne River
Wishart Gallery ©
Wishart Gallery

1
night
Naracoorte

Naracoorte ©
Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): hike along Black Cockatoo Bush Camp Hiking Trails, explore the fascinating underground world of Naracoorte Caves National Park, and then stop by Yulgilbar Wood Gallery.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Naracoorte road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Naracoorte takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery ©
Yulgilbar Wood Gallery

1
night
Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Encounter Bikeway and then stroll through Deep Creek Conservation Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Victor Harbor online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Naracoorte to Victor Harbor takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Deep Creek Conservation Park
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3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Visiting Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park and Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Will's Rare Breeds Farm and Island Pure Sheep Dairy. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip app .

Getting from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park ©
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

1
night
Clare

Clare
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Clare vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Kangaroo Island to Clare with the Route module. You will leave for Wilpena on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Parks Outdoors
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2
nights
Wilpena

Wilpena ©
Wilpena is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout and make a trip to Bridle Gap.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Wilpena day trip tool .

Drive from Clare to Wilpena in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off toAdelaide.
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Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout
Bridle Gap ©
Bridle Gap

1
night
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 24th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier and then enjoy the sand and surf at Glenelg Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip app .

Explore your travel options from Wilpena to Adelaide with the Route module. While traveling from Wilpena, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Glenelg
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Glenelg Beach ©
Glenelg Beach
Glenelg Pier ©
Glenelg Pier

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