19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
train:  1​h
1
Geelong
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Anglesea
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Aireys Inlet
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Cape Otway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Princetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Angels, then kick back and relax at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then trek along Kevin Hoffman Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Geelong holiday builder .

Melbourne to Geelong is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. In December in Geelong, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Geelong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kevin Hoffman Walk
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Kevin Hoffman Walk ©
Kevin Hoffman Walk
St Mary of the Angels ©
St Mary of the Angels

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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.
On the 5th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Torquay trip builder site .

Torquay is just a stone's throw from Geelong. December in Torquay sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Anglesea.

Things to do in Torquay

Spas
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Spas
Point Danger Lookout ©
Point Danger Lookout

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Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Point Addis Marine National Park. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll around Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at Allen Noble Sanctuary, and finally kick back and relax at Fairhaven Beach. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Point Addis Marine National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Anglesea trip planner .

Anglesea is very close to Torquay. In December, daytime highs in Anglesea are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lorne.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Aireys Inlet, Fairhaven Beach
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Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
Fairhaven Beach ©
Fairhaven Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

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nights
Aireys Inlet

Aireys Inlet ©
Aireys Inlet is a small coastal inlet and town located on the Great Ocean Road, southwest of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. On the 8th (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Salt Brewing, appreciate the history behind Cinema Point Lookout Great Ocean Road, then kick back and relax at Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary, and finally explore the activities along Painkalac Creek Nature Reserve. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Distillery Creek Picnic Ground, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moggs Creek Lookout, then stop by Great Escape Books, then putt your heart out at Great Ocean Road Mini Golf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Reef Lookout.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Aireys Inlet trip itinerary builder website .

Aireys Inlet is very close to Anglesea. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Aireys Inlet

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fairhaven, Moggs Creek Lookout
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Salt Brewing ©
Salt Brewing
Great Ocean Road Mini Golf ©
Great Ocean Road Mini Golf
Reef Lookout ©
Reef Lookout

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. You've now added Teddy's Lookout to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Teddy's Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Elizabeth, then do a tasting at Gosling Creek Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Dinny Goonan Wines. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of The Lorne Pier, then admire the sheer force of Sheoak Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Stevensons Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lorne online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Torquay to Lorne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Dinny Goonan Wines, Stevensons Falls, Lake Elizabeth, Gosling Creek Winery
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Sheoak Falls ©
Sheoak Falls
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Stevensons Falls ©
Stevensons Falls

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night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Great Ocean Walk, delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Carisbrook Waterfall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Apollo Bay trip itinerary maker website .

Take a bus from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

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

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nights
Cape Otway

Cape Otway ©
On the 13th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Great Otway National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Parks Victoria.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cape Otway trip builder .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Cape Otway in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Princetown.

Things to do in Cape Otway

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Parks Victoria, Great Otway National Park
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Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park

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Princetown

Princetown ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Twelve Apostles Marine National Park as well as Twelve Apostles Visitor Facility. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get all the information you need at Twelve Apostles Visitor Facility, then take in the dramatic scenery at Triplet Falls, then admire the sheer force of Beauchamp Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Hopetoun Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): stroll around Twelve Apostles Marine National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Johanna Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Princetown using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Princetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Princetown

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Johanna Beach
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Triplet Falls ©
Triplet Falls
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls
Beauchamp Falls ©
Beauchamp Falls

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nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Loch Ard Gorge has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Loch Ard Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with The Arch, then make a trip to Gibsons Steps, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Triplet Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Torquay to Port Campbell in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bay of Martyrs, Triplet Falls
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The Arch ©
The Arch
Triplet Falls ©
Triplet Falls
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

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nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island and Tower Hill Cemetery. Get in touch with nature at The Picaninny (Bainggug) and Nigretta Falls. Take a break from Warrnambool with a short trip to Cape Nelson State Park in Portland, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Warrnambool sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Warrnambool in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nigretta Falls, Basalt Wines, The Picaninny (Bainggug), Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island, Cape Nelson State Park
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Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Foreshore Promenade ©
Foreshore Promenade
The Picaninny (Bainggug) ©
The Picaninny (Bainggug)

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