29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Cranbourne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Rye
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Rhyll
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Foster
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Eden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Narooma
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Batemans Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Kangaroo Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Wollongong
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
13
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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 outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Royal Botanic Gardens. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brighton Beach and National Sports Museum. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to RAAF Museum in Point Cook, about 38 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at You Yangs Regional Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, see the interesting displays at Scienceworks, make a trip to Brighton Bathing Boxes, and learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne day trip site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cranbourne.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Brighton, You Yangs Regional Park, Scienceworks, RAAF Museum
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
ArtVo ©
ArtVo

1
night
Cranbourne

Cranbourne ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, look for gifts at Crystal World & Prehistoric Journeys, and then play a few rounds at Settler's Run Golf.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cranbourne journey builder app .

Getting from Melbourne to Cranbourne by car takes about an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rye.

Things to do in Cranbourne

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve
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Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne ©
Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne
Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve ©
Beaconsfield Flora & Fauna Reserve

1
night
Rye

Rye ©
Rye is a seaside resort town, approximately 83 km south of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rye route planning app .

You can drive from Cranbourne to Rye in an hour. In November in Rye, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Rhyll.

Things to do in Rye

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Rye Beach ©
Rye Beach

1
night
Rhyll

Rhyll ©
Rhyll is a small fishing town on Phillip Island in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Poowong Pioneer Chapel, identify plant and animal life at Conservation Hill Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve.

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You can drive from Rye to Rhyll in 2 hours. November in Rhyll sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Foster.

Things to do in Rhyll

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Poowong Pioneer Chapel
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Conservation Hill Reserve ©
Conservation Hill Reserve
Rhyll Inlet State Wildlife Reserve ©

2
nights
Foster

Foster ©
Once a bustling gold mining town, Foster is the gateway to Gippsland's spectacular natural attractions.
On the 22nd (Fri), stop by Main Street Revelations and then walk around Pearl Park.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Foster trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Rhyll to Foster in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Foster

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Trafalgar Holden Museum, Lyrebird Forest Walk, Mossvale Park
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Pearl Park ©
Pearl Park
Trafalgar Holden Museum ©
Trafalgar Holden Museum
Lyrebird Forest Walk ©
Lyrebird Forest Walk

2
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
On the 24th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Walkerville Lime Kilns, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Liptrap Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Big Drift. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Port Albert Art Gallery, hike along Tongue Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Darby Beach.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park trip planning site .

Getting from Foster to Wilsons Promontory National Park by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse, Cape Liptrap Lighthouse, Port Albert Art Gallery, Walkerville Lime Kilns
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Walkerville Lime Kilns ©
Walkerville Lime Kilns
Darby Beach ©
Darby Beach
Tongue Point ©
Tongue Point

1
night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): do a tasting at Wyanga Park Winery, contemplate the long history of New Works Historic Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Myer Street Jetty, take in the views from Cunninghame Arm Footbridge, then get your game on at Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines, and finally stroll around Nyerimilang Heritage Park. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Entrance Walk, then examine the collection at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, and then explore the activities along Snowy River Marlo.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lakes Entrance tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Lakes Entrance takes 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Lakes Entrance can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Snowy River Marlo
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
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Nyerimilang Heritage Park ©
Nyerimilang Heritage Park
Wyanga Park Winery ©
Wyanga Park Winery

2
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): engage your brain at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Light to Light Walk, and finally enjoy the sea views from Green Cape Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Short Point Recreation Reserve, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Davidson Whaling Station, and finally steep yourself in history at Ben Boyd Tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Eden road trip planner.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Eden in 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lakes Entrance in November since evenings lows in Eden dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Narooma.

Things to do in Eden

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Short Point Recreation Reserve, Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
Ben Boyd Tower ©
Ben Boyd Tower
Davidson Whaling Station ©
Davidson Whaling Station

3
nights
Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. On the 30th (Sat), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anglican Parish of Bodalla and Narooma, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bar Beach. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Eurobodalla National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Narooma online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Eden to Narooma takes 2 hours. In November, daytime highs in Narooma are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Narooma

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bodalla, Blue Pool
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Blue Pool ©
Blue Pool
Bar Beach ©
Bar Beach

2
nights
Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
On the 2nd (Mon), get your game on at Batemans Bay Indoor Karting and then stroll through Broulee Island Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at The Old Courthouse Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Batemans Marine Park, then try for a hole-in-one at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, and finally tee off at Catalina Country Club.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Batemans Bay trip app .

You can drive from Narooma to Batemans Bay in an hour. Traveling from Narooma in December, expect nights in Batemans Bay to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Valley.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Broulee Island Walk, Moruya Museum
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Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens ©
Batemans Bay Heritage Museum ©
Batemans Bay Heritage Museum
Moruya Museum ©
Moruya Museum

3
nights
Kangaroo Valley

Kangaroo Valley ©
Kangaroo Valley is a river valley along the Kangaroo River in the Shoalhaven region of New South Wales, Australia, located west of the seaside in the City of Shoalhaven. On the 5th (Thu), take in the views from Hampden Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Catholic Church Nowra, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kangaroo Valley Pioneer Village Museum, then hike along Three Views Walk, and then do a tasting at Banjo's Run Winery and Vineyard.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Valley trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Batemans Bay to Kangaroo Valley takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Kangaroo Valley

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michael's Catholic Church Nowra, Seven Mile Beach, Banjo's Run Winery and Vineyard
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
St. Michael's Catholic Church Nowra ©

2
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis Xavier's Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at The Australian Motorlife Museum, then take an in-depth tour of HARS Aviation Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Port Kembla Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple, then browse the exhibits of Wollongong Art Gallery, then visit a coastal fixture at Wollongong Head Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at North Wollongong Beach.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Wollongong trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kangaroo Valley to Wollongong takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in December, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

HARS Aviation Museum
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
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Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple
Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
HARS Aviation Museum ©
HARS Aviation Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Maroubra Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, then get a sense of history and politics at Sydney Town Hall, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner.

Getting from Wollongong to Sydney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maroubra Beach, Waverley Cemetery, Bronte Beach
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bronte Beach ©
Bronte Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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