6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Penrith
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Cowes
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albury
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Sydney


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1
night
Penrith

Penrith ©
Penrith is a suburb and major centre in the metropolitan area of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Featherdale Wildlife Park, admire the masterpieces at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Downunder. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): get great views at Govetts Leap, then make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, then take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The National Pass.

Plan my day in Penrith using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sydney to Penrith is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in March, Penrith is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cowes.

Things to do in Penrith

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blackheath, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Featherdale Wildlife Park, The National Pass, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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iFLY Downunder ©
iFLY Downunder
Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum

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day
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll through The Nobbies Centre, learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Woolamai Beach, then get in on the family fun at A Maze'N Things, and finally identify plant and animal life at Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Cowes trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Penrith to Cowes. In March, daytime highs in Cowes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

National Vietnam Veterans Museum, The Nobbies Centre, Cape Woolamai Beach
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Grotto, then get great views at Loch Ard Gorge, then get great views at Twelve Apostles, and finally don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cowes to Port Campbell in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

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night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Bells Beach and then admire all the interesting features of The Great Ocean Road.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Torquay trip planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Torquay in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Torquay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Albury.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

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night
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. On the 13th (Wed), browse the different shops at Myer Centrepoint, stroll through Noreuil Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Albury Botanic Garden.

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Traveling by car from Torquay to Albury takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Torquay in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Albury, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Shopping
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Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden
Noreuil Park ©
Noreuil Park
Myer Centrepoint ©
Myer Centrepoint

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