7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  7​h
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Ballarat
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Lorne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Apollo Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

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Ballarat

Ballarat
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ballarat trip planner.

Adelaide to Ballarat is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Adelaide in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ballarat, with lows of 13°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of Shrine of Remembrance.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by train from Ballarat to Melbourne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Melbourne can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lorne.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

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Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Teddy's Lookout and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lorne road trip tool .

Getting from Melbourne to Lorne by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. December in Lorne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Lorne

Beaches Wildlife Parks
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Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Teddy's Lookout ©
Teddy's Lookout

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get great views at Mariners Lookout, get a taste of the local shopping with Karmic Goat Soapworks, and then stroll through Great Ocean Walk.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Apollo Bay planning app .

You can take a bus from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Mariners Lookout ©
Mariners Lookout
Karmic Goat Soapworks ©
Karmic Goat Soapworks

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Warrnambool trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Outdoors
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