22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Leura
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
2
Katoomba
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Tanunda
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
8
Halls Gap
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
9
Ararat
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Port Fairy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
14
Jervis Bay
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The National Pass, then stop by The Nook, and finally make a trip to Leura Cascades.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Leura travel route planner.

Sydney to Leura is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. November in Leura sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Leura

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

The National Pass, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The Nook ©
The Nook

1
night
Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
On the 24th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Echo Point Lookout, then take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, then hike along The Giant Stairway, and finally admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip planning app .

Katoomba is just a short distance from Leura. In November, daily temperatures in Katoomba can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Outdoors Trails
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The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

3
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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach, stroll through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney route planner.

Drive from Katoomba to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Katoomba in November: highs in Sydney hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, and then wander the streets of Degraves Street.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Melbourne when traveling from Sydney in November, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at South Australian Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, and then shop like a local with North Terrace. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Harvest the Fleurieu, and then stroll through Aldinga Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Adelaide are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Aldinga Beach, Henley Beach, Harvest the Fleurieu
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Aldinga Beach ©
Aldinga Beach
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach

1
night
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): do a tasting at Chateau Tanunda, learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery, then do a tasting at Murray Street Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Yelland & Papps.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tanunda tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Adelaide to Tanunda by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Tanunda can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries

Side Trips

Murray Street Vineyards, Yelland & Papps
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Chateau Tanunda ©
Chateau Tanunda
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery

1
day
Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
On the 3rd (Mon), stroll through Brachina Gorge Geological Trail and then make a trip to Wilpena Pound.

Find out how to plan Flinders Ranges National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Tanunda to Flinders Ranges National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tanunda in December; daily highs in Flinders Ranges National Park reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound

1
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Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Steve Morvell Wildlife Art, meet the residents at Halls Gap Zoo, and then trek along The Pinnacle.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap day trip website .

You can drive from Flinders Ranges National Park to Halls Gap in 11.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ararat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks Outdoors Trails
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Steve Morvell Wildlife Art ©
Steve Morvell Wildlife Art
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo

1
night
Ararat

Ararat ©
Ararat is a city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 198km west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Langi Morgala Museum, see the interesting displays at J Ward Museum Complex, then see the interesting displays at Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre, and finally learn about winemaking at Montara Winery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ararat online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Ararat takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Ararat

Museums Wineries
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J Ward Museum Complex ©
J Ward Museum Complex
Langi Morgala Museum ©
Langi Morgala Museum
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre ©
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre

2
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and finally step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island. Here are some ideas for day two: get some jogging in at Foreshore Promenade, then look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, then examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Port Fairy day trip site .

Drive from Ararat to Port Fairy in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Warrnambool, Childer's Cove, Allansford Cheese World and Museum
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

2
nights
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Ocean Walk and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Johanna Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): look for gifts at Bay of Apostles, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kennet River Koala Walk, and then take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest.

Plan my trip to Apollo Bay with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kennet River Koala Walk, Johanna Beach
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest
Bay of Apostles ©
Bay of Apostles

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Little Waterloo Bay.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wilsons Promontory National Park online route maker .

Drive from Apollo Bay to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): do a tasting at Nicholson River Winery, then examine the collection at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, and then explore the activities along Gippsland Lakes.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Lakes Entrance trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Lakes Entrance in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lakes Entrance are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nicholson River Winery
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
Nicholson River Winery ©
Nicholson River Winery

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 13th (Thu), stroll through Bendalong Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Cape St George Lighthouse, and then stroll through Callala Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Murrays Beach, then kick back and relax at Hyams Beach, and then stroll through Blenheim Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jervis Bay driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Jervis Bay in 7.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lakes Entrance in December since evenings lows in Jervis Bay dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train back home.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Bendalong Beach
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach

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