21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Royal National Park
— Few hours
2
Helensburgh
— Few hours
3
Wollongong
— 1 night
4
Kiama
— Few hours
5
Jervis Bay
— 1 night
6
Eden
— 1 night
7
Lakes Entrance
— 1 night
8
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
9
Newhaven
— Few hours
10
Sherbrooke
— 1 night
11
Melbourne
— 2 nights
12
Geelong
— Few hours
13
Queenscliff
— Few hours
14
Cape Otway
— 1 night
15
Port Campbell
— 1 day
16
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
17
Port Fairy
— 1 night
18
Halls Gap
— 1 day
19
Ararat
— 1 night
20
Strathmerton
— 1 night
21
Canberra
— 3 nights
22
Katoomba
— 3 nights

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Royal National Park

Royal National Park ©
On the 29th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre and then admire the natural beauty at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Royal National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Sydney to Royal National Park is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Royal National Park, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Helensburgh.

Things to do in Royal National Park

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
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Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre ©
Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre
E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens ©
E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens

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Helensburgh

Helensburgh ©
Helensburgh is a small town in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the views from Sea Cliff Bridge.

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Helensburgh is just a short distance from Royal National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wollongong.
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Sea Cliff Bridge ©
Sea Cliff Bridge

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Wollongong

Wollongong
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Wollongong trip planner.

Drive from Helensburgh to Wollongong in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Kiama on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kiama Blowhole.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kiama vacation planning tool.

Getting from Wollongong to Kiama by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Kiama, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Kiama

Nature Parks
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

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Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum and then try for a hole-in-one at Club Husky.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Kiama to Jervis Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Jervis Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Eden.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Museums Fun & Games
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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum ©
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

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Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, thenengage your brain at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Eden online route planner.

You can take a bus from Jervis Bay to Eden in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Eden

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Merimbula
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Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance ©
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): learn about winemaking at Wyanga Park Winery, thentry for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, thenlook for gifts at Dove and Lyre, and finally walk around Nyerimilang Heritage Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance trip planning app.

Getting from Eden to Lakes Entrance by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Lakes Entrance are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Wineries Fun & Games Parks
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Wyanga Park Winery ©
Wyanga Park Winery
Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop ©
Dove and Lyre ©
Dove and Lyre

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
On the 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Whisky Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Norman Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Wilsons Promontory National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newhaven.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse
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Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse ©
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse

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Newhaven

Newhaven ©
Newhaven is a town in southern Victoria, in the south Gippsland region. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, thenbrush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Newhaven trip tool.

Getting from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Newhaven by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Sherbrooke.

Things to do in Newhaven

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Churchill Island, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
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Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
Churchill Island ©
Churchill Island

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Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke
To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sherbrooke planning app.

You can drive from Newhaven to Sherbrooke in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Newhaven in July, plan for little chillier nights in Sherbrooke, with lows around °C. You will leave for Melbourne on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Sherbrooke

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, thenappreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and finally browse the collection at State Library Victoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then make a trip to Block Arcade.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sherbrooke to Melbourne takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Parks
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Geelong Botanical Gardens and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Eastern Beach Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Geelong trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Geelong takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Queenscliff.

Things to do in Geelong

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
Geelong Botanical Gardens ©
Geelong Botanical Gardens

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Queenscliff

Queenscliff ©
Queenscliff is a small town on the Bellarine Peninsula in southern Victoria, Australia, south of Swan Bay at the entrance to Port Phillip. On the 7th (Tue), do a tasting at Oakdene Vineyards.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Queenscliff trip itinerary app.

Queenscliff is just a short distance from Geelong. In July in Queenscliff, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Cape Otway.

Things to do in Queenscliff

Wineries

Side Trip

Oakdene Vineyards
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Oakdene Vineyards ©
Oakdene Vineyards

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Cape Otway

Cape Otway
For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cape Otway trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Queenscliff to Cape Otway in 3 hours. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Cape Otway

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge and then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Cape Otway to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, examine the collection at Allansford Cheese World and Museum, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and finally don't miss a visit to Warrnambool Breakwater.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Warrnambool day trip planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Warrnambool in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Port Fairy.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Allansford Cheese World and Museum
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Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. On the 10th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Whale Bone Studio Arts, head off the coast to Griffiths Island, and then admire the striking features of Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Port Fairy trip planner.

Port Fairy is just a stone's throw from Warrnambool. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Whale Bone Studio Arts ©
Whale Bone Studio Arts
Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island ©

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Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): play a few rounds at Grampians Adventure Golf, hike along The Pinnacle, thenadmire the sheer force of MacKenzie Falls, and finally get great views at Boroka Lookout.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Halls Gap trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Port Fairy to Halls Gap by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Ararat.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

MacKenzie Falls
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
MacKenzie Falls ©
MacKenzie Falls
Grampians Adventure Golf ©
Grampians Adventure Golf

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Ararat

Ararat ©
Ararat is a city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 198km west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, browse the exhibits of Ararat Gallery TAMA, thensee the interesting displays at Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre, and finally get great views at One Tree Hill Lookout.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ararat trip tool.

Drive from Halls Gap to Ararat in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Strathmerton.

Things to do in Ararat

Museums Tours Shopping
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Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre ©
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre
One Tree Hill Lookout ©
One Tree Hill Lookout
Ararat Gallery TAMA ©
Ararat Gallery TAMA

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Strathmerton

Strathmerton ©
Strathmerton is a small country town in Victoria, Australia.It is located in the Shire of Moira local government area on the Murray Valley Highway and Goulburn Valley Highway, about 11km west of Cobram. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Cactus Country and then look for gifts at The Big Strawberry.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Strathmerton sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Ararat to Strathmerton takes 4 hours. July in Strathmerton sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Strathmerton

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

The Big Strawberry
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Cactus Country ©
Cactus Country
The Big Strawberry ©
The Big Strawberry

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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 14th (Tue), admire the striking features of Parliament of Australia, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, thentake an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, and then engage your brain at Questacon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Canberra trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Strathmerton to Canberra takes 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Strathmerton in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Katoomba is known for nature, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Gallery Blackheath, take some stellar pictures from Govetts Leap, admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, and skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Katoomba trip builder app.

Drive from Canberra to Katoomba in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Canberra in July, expect Katoomba to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath

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