23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  25​h
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
2
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
train + taxi:  2​h 15​min
3
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Tynong
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
5
Port Lincoln
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
McLaren Vale
— 1 night
8
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Manchester

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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Yarrunga Reserve. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Warrandyte State Park, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip itinerary tool .

Manchester, UK to Melbourne is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Manchester to Melbourne. In August, Melbourne is little chillier than Manchester - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Warrnambool travel route planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Logan's Beach ©
Logan's Beach
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): cruise along The Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lorne online route planner .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Lorne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lorne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tynong.

Things to do in Lorne

Outdoors Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

1
night
Tynong

Tynong ©
Tynong is a town in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 66 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. On the 10th (Fri), browse for treasures at Tyabb Packing House Antiques and then look for all kinds of wild species at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park.

Plan a Tynong trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lorne to Tynong takes 3 hours. In August in Tynong, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. You will leave for McLaren Vale on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Tynong

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Tyabb Packing House Antiques, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
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Tyabb Packing House Antiques ©
Tyabb Packing House Antiques

3
nights
Port Lincoln

Port Lincoln ©
Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sleaford Bay. On the 12th (Sun), cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Glen Forest Tourist Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then make a trip to The Old Mill.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Port Lincoln trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tynong to Port Lincoln. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Food Tours
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Glen Forest Tourist Park ©
Glen Forest Tourist Park
Shark Diving
Food Tours

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Flinders Chase National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island day trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Port Lincoln to Kangaroo Island in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park ©
Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park

1
night
McLaren Vale

McLaren Vale ©
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hallett Cove Conservation Park, stop by The Almond Train, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the McLaren Vale route planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to McLaren Vale in 3 hours. In August in McLaren Vale, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Aldinga Beach
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Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
The Almond Train ©
The Almond Train

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cleland Wildlife Park and River Torrens Linear Park Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide: Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars (in Greenock) and Hale Conservation Park (in Williamstown). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Adelaide Zoo, catch a live event at Adelaide Oval, and take a stroll through Rundle Mall.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Adelaide holiday builder tool .

You can drive from McLaren Vale to Adelaide in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Adelaide, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, River Torrens Linear Park Trail, Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park, Hale Conservation Park, Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
River Torrens Linear Park Trail ©
River Torrens Linear Park Trail
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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