13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
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Merimbula
— 4 nights
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Batemans Bay
— 4 nights
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Gundagai
— 1 night
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Rutherglen
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Lakes Entrance

— 1 night
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lakes Entrance Beach, then try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lakes Entrance trip itinerary maker app.

Melbourne to Lakes Entrance is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lakes Entrance can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Merimbula.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Merimbula

— 4 nights
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. When in Merimbula, make a side trip to see Tathra Beach in Tathra, approximately Tathra away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and make a trip to The Pinnacles.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Merimbula road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Merimbula takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Merimbula are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Merimbula

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:

Batemans Bay

— 4 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Batemans Bay: Cupitts Winery (in Ulladulla), Hyams Beach (in Jervis Bay) and Shoalhaven Zoo (in Nowra). There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Mogo Wildlife Park, examine the collection at Treasures from the Deep Opal and Shell Museum, putt your heart out at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, and get your game on at Batemans Bay Indoor Karting.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Batemans Bay online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Merimbula to Batemans Bay in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gundagai.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 6:

Gundagai

— 1 night
Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Dog On The Tucker Box, then steep yourself in history at Gundagai Heritage Railway, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tumut River. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture, then snap pictures at The Prince Alfred Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Gundagai Museum, and finally get great views at Gundagai - Rotary Lookout.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gundagai tour itinerary app.

Drive from Batemans Bay to Gundagai in 3.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Batemans Bay in July: high temperatures in Gundagai hover around 15°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rutherglen.

Things to do in Gundagai

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Rutherglen

— 2 nights
Rutherglen is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, near the Murray River border with New South Wales. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Pfeiffer Wines, learn about winemaking at Lake Moodemere Estate, then learn about winemaking at Campbells Wines, and finally do a tasting at Rutherglen Wine Experience and Visitor Information Centre.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rutherglen online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gundagai to Rutherglen takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Rutherglen

Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.