20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Halls Gap
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Adelaide
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Eastern Beach Reserve and Lake Daylesford. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: St George's Lake (in Creswick) and Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Art Gallery of Ballarat). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Rod Laver Arena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, and wander the streets of Melbourne Central.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. In March, daytime highs in Melbourne are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ballarat, Lake Daylesford, St George's Lake, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods and then take in the dramatic scenery at Triplet Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): get outside with The Arch and then make a trip to Warrnambool Breakwater.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip maker .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Port Campbell takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Bay of Martyrs, Warrnambool Breakwater
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Triplet Falls ©
Triplet Falls
The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods
Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

3
nights
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Picaninny (Bainggug) and Chatauqua Peak. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halls Gap: Mt Sturgeon (in Dunkeld) and Grampians Estate, Great Western Wine Centre (in Great Western). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Steve Morvell Wildlife Art, hike along Grampians Peaks Trail, and admire the sheer force of Burrong Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Halls Gap tour builder site .

Drive from Port Campbell to Halls Gap in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunkeld, Grampians Estate, Great Western Wine Centre
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The Picaninny (Bainggug) ©
The Picaninny (Bainggug)
Steve Morvell Wildlife Art ©
Steve Morvell Wildlife Art
Mt Sturgeon ©
Mt Sturgeon

2
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Mutawintji National Park. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Julie Hart Gallery, admire the majestic nature at Living Desert State Park, then explore the galleries of Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Broken Hill online trip planner .

Getting from Halls Gap to Broken Hill by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. March in Broken Hill sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Nature Parks Museums
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7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Riesling Trail and Sevenhill Cellars. Venture out of the city with trips to The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Horseshoe Bay (in Port Elliot) and Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage (in Leasingham). And it doesn't end there: hike along River Torrens Linear Park Trail, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Broken Hill to Adelaide takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Adelaide when traveling from Broken Hill in April, with lows around 14°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Clare, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Wirra Wirra Vineyards, Horseshoe Bay, The Cedars
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Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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