7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Arthurs Seat
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bega
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, get lost in a book at State Library Victoria, get engrossed in the history at Immigration Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

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Sydney to Melbourne is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 15°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arthurs Seat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

The Great Ocean Road
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road

1
night
Arthurs Seat

Arthurs Seat ©
Arthurs Seat is a hill and locality on the Mornington Peninsula, within the Shire of Mornington Peninsula, about 75 km south east of Melbourne, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at The Enchanted Adventure Garden, then stroll through Cape Schanck Boardwalk, and then admire the natural beauty at Panorama Garden Estate.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Arthurs Seat vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Arthurs Seat takes 1.5 hours. In August in Arthurs Seat, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Arthurs Seat

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Cape Schanck Boardwalk, Panorama Garden Estate
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The Enchanted Adventure Garden ©
The Enchanted Adventure Garden

1
night
Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): snap pictures at Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, walk around Lakes Entrance Apex Park, then enjoy some diversion at Lakes Entrance Aquadome, and finally snap pictures at Cunninghame Arm Footbridge.

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You can drive from Arthurs Seat to Lakes Entrance in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Arthurs Seat in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Lakes Entrance, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bega.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
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Lakes Entrance Aquadome ©
Lakes Entrance Aquadome
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge ©
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
Cunninghame Arm Footbridge ©
Cunninghame Arm Footbridge

1
night
Bega

Bega
Bega is a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Mumbulla Falls, explore the activities along Kianinny Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mogareeka Inlet.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bega trip planning website .

Drive from Lakes Entrance to Bega in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bega

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kianinny Bay
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