7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Goulburn
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
3
Ballarat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: Sydney

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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.
To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Sydney. In September, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll set off for Goulburn on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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night
Goulburn

Goulburn
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately 195km south-west of Sydney, Australia, and 90km north-east of Canberra. For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Goulburn vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Goulburn takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Goulburn, with lows of 10°C. On the 1st (Mon), you're off toBallarat.

Things to do in Goulburn

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kryal Castle as well as Ballarat Indoor Go Karts. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Ballarat Indoor Go Karts. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sovereign Hill.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ballarat travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Goulburn to Ballarat. Traveling from Goulburn in October, things will get slightly colder in Ballarat: highs are around 24°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Kryal Castle ©
Kryal Castle

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nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Puffing Billy Railway, Melbourne River Cruises, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, and other attractions you added. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and then take a tour by water with Melbourne River Cruises.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne attractions planning site .

Traveling by train from Ballarat to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Puffing Billy Railway
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Melbourne River Cruises ©
Melbourne River Cruises
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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