20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Arthurs Seat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Port Fairy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Adelaide
— 3 nights
End: Adelaide

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
We've included these beaches for you: St. Kilda Beach and Sandridge Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Melbourne Zoo and Warrandyte State Park. Spend the 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Half Moon Bay, enjoy breathtaking views from Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and tour the water at your own pace with Melbourne Boat Hire.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne travel route planning website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. January in Melbourne sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Boat Hire ©
Melbourne Boat Hire

3
nights
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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Portsea Back Beach and Bells Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Maru Koala and Animal Park. Explore Arthurs Seat's surroundings by going to Frankston Beach (in Frankston) and Swim with Dolphins (in Sorrento). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at The Enchanted Adventure Garden.

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Getting from Melbourne to Arthurs Seat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Frankston Beach, Bells Beach, Portsea Back Beach, Maru Koala and Animal Park
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Portsea Back Beach ©
Portsea Back Beach
Maru Koala and Animal Park ©
Maru Koala and Animal Park

3
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Lorne Beach and Twelve Apostles. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park & Loch Ard Gorge).

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay trip tool .

Drive from Arthurs Seat to Apollo Bay in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Twelve Apostles, Lorne Beach
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

3
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and Logan's Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bay of Islands in Warrnambool (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Griffiths Island, admire the landmark architecture of Griffiths Island Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Fairy online trip planner .

Getting from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trip

Warrnambool
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Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

2
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Robe Town Brewery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Robe Beach, and then stroll through Beachport Surf Beach. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk, do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines, then learn about winemaking at Wangolina, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, and finally make a trip to The Big Lobster.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Robe attractions website .

Getting from Port Fairy to Robe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Robe

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Kingston SE, Beachport Surf Beach
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Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Cape Jaffa Wines ©
Cape Jaffa Wines
Robe Town Brewery ©
Robe Town Brewery

3
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.
Get outdoors at Cleland Wildlife Park and Adelaide Zoo. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Horseshoe Bay and Aldinga Beach. Go for a jaunt from Adelaide to Cape Jervis to see Morgan Beach about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden and see where the action happens at Adelaide Oval.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Adelaide route app .

You can drive from Robe to Adelaide in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Horseshoe Bay, Morgan Beach, Aldinga Beach, Cleland Wildlife Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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