21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Dandenong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cowes
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Summerlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
St Kilda
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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 Zoo. On the 30th (Sat), get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, look for gifts at Dinosaur Designs, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Degraves Street, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally stroll through Half Moon Bay.

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Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Melbourne is 2 hours. While traveling from Singapore, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Melbourne, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dandenong.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

2
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Dandenong is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, approximately 30 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dandenong Ranges National Park. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Frankston Beach, take in the exciting artwork at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, then steep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, and finally stop by Belgrave Big Dreams Market.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dandenong travel planner .

You can drive from Melbourne to Dandenong in an hour. December in Dandenong sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Cowes.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, Frankston Beach, Belgrave Big Dreams Market, William Ricketts Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary

2
nights
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 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, step off the mainland to explore Koala Conservation Centre, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Forrest Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and finally kick back and relax at Cape Woolamai Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cowes itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dandenong to Cowes takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Newhaven, Cape Woolamai Beach, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

2
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Penguin Parade. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): do a tasting at Rare Hare at Willow Creek Vineyard - Cellar Door, enjoy the sand and surf at Flynns Beach, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Parade, and finally get outside with The Nobbies. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): look for gifts at Mornington Peninsula Chocolates and then trek along Swan Lake Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Summerlands online journey planner .

Summerlands is very close to Cowes. December in Summerlands sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Torquay.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Flinders, The Nobbies
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
Swan Lake Trail ©
Swan Lake Trail

3
nights
Torquay

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.
You've now added The Great Ocean Road to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sun), make a trip to Split Point Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Bells Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): cruise along The Great Ocean Road and then look for gifts at Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Summerlands to Torquay in 3 hours. December in Torquay sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St Kilda.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches

Side Trips

Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe, Split Point Lighthouse
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Split Point Lighthouse ©
Split Point Lighthouse

2
nights
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. Visit St. Kilda Beach and Brighton Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Werribee Open Range Zoo and Cheap AZ Travel. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Scienceworks, take a leisurely stroll along St Kilda Pier, stop by Davey Mac's Gelato, and admire the natural beauty at Veg Out Community Gardens St Kilda.

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You can drive from Torquay to St Kilda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. December in St Kilda sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Scienceworks, Brighton Beach, Davey Mac's Gelato, Werribee Open Range Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Brett Whiteley Studio. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of The Rocks, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Karlangu Aboriginal Art Centre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney online visit planner .

You can fly from St Kilda to Sydney in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from St Kilda in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Sydney. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 18:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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