17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Bus:  5​h
1
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h
2
Melbourne
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Anglesea
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Warrnambool
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
You've now added Cape Byron Lighthouse to your itinerary. On the 31st (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Tropical Fruit World, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then stroll through Cape Byron Walking Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Byron Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Melbourne to Byron Bay is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: high temperatures in Byron Bay hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Tropical Fruit World
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse

10
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Queen Victoria Market has been added to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Eureka Skydeck. Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Melbourne International Airport. October in Melbourne sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Kilda Beach, The Great Ocean Road, Sovereign Hill, Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Anglesea

Anglesea ©
Anglesea is a town in Victoria, Australia. On the 12th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Erskine Falls and then explore the striking landscape of Point Addis Marine National Park. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Anglesea Bike Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Anglesea trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Anglesea takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Anglesea

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Erskine Falls, Eastern Beach Reserve
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Anglesea Bike Park ©
Anglesea Bike Park

3
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, and finally don't miss a visit to The Grotto.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool trip builder site .

Drive from Anglesea to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Allansford Cheese World and Museum
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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