27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Peterborough
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Melbourne
— 20 nights
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bay of Islands. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, then enjoy the sea views from Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and then head off the coast to Griffiths Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Warrnambool trip planner .

Melbourne to Warrnambool is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Port Fairy
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Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

2
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Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a town on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, Australia; approximately three hours' drive from Melbourne.HistoryThe town was believed to have been founded when the schooner SS Schomberg was wrecked in the middle of the 19th century, though the town was not sufficiently populated to justify a Post Office until 10 April 1890. Bay of Martyrs has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the activities along Bay of Martyrs.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Peterborough road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Peterborough takes an hour. You will leave for Port Campbell on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Peterborough

#Nature, #Parks
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Bay of Martyrs ©
Bay of Martyrs

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gibsons Steps, Loch Ard Gorge and London Bridge. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, then don't miss a visit to The Grotto, and then take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, make a trip to Gibsons Steps, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Port Campbell day trip website .

You can take a bus from Warrnambool to Port Campbell in an hour. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

20
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay), Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). Dedicate the 22nd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 5th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, explore the galleries of Shrine of Remembrance, and get lost in a book at State Library of Victoria.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Melbourne visit planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Sovereign Hill
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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