5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Nowra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Batemans Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Merimbula
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Nowra

Nowra ©
Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 15th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Minnamurra Falls, then look for gifts at Starfish Education Centre, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Fleet Air Arm Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiama Harbour, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shoalhaven Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Nowra tour builder .

Sydney to Nowra is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Nowra dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Nowra

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kiama, Minnamurra Falls
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole
Shoalhaven Zoo ©
Shoalhaven Zoo
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Old Courthouse Museum, then putt your heart out at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, and then meet the residents at Mogo Zoo.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Batemans Bay trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Nowra to Batemans Bay by car takes about 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Mogo Zoo
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Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf
Batemans Bay Heritage Museum ©
Batemans Bay Heritage Museum

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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 18th (Fri): putt your heart out at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, make a trip to The Entrance Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Lakes Entrance Beach, then browse for treasures at Dove and Lyre Exceptional Fossils And Crystals, and finally take in the views from Stony Creek Trestle Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lakes Entrance online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Batemans Bay to Lakes Entrance takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Batemans Bay in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Lakes Entrance. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Merimbula.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
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Dove and Lyre ©
Dove and Lyre
The Entrance Walk ©
The Entrance Walk
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge ©
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge

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Merimbula

Merimbula ©
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Short Point Recreation Reserve, then get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain, and then see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Merimbula online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Merimbula in 3.5 hours. In January in Merimbula, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Merimbula

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Killer Whale Museum
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Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

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