21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
2
Dandenong
— 2 nights
3
Cowes
— 2 nights
4
Summerlands
— 2 nights
5
Torquay
— 3 nights
6
St Kilda
— 2 nights
7
Sydney
— 6 nights

2
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 Melbourne Zoo. On the 30th (Sat), get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, then stop by Dinosaur Designs, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Degraves Street, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, then appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, and finally kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Melbourne vacation maker app.

Singapore, Singapore to Melbourne is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in November: highs in Melbourne hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dandenong.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

2
nights
Dandenong

Dandenong ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and then explore the striking landscape of Dandenong Ranges National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Frankston Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park, then contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, and finally look for gifts at Belgrave Big Dreams Market.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Dandenong fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Melbourne to Dandenong by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Dandenong, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Dandenong

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Frankston Beach, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Dandenong Ranges National Park, McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park ©
Frankston Beach ©
Frankston Beach

2
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 4th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, then head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre, then find something for the whole family at A Maze'N Things, and finally Head underground at Forrest Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Maru Koala and Animal Park, then brush up on your military savvy at National Vietnam Veterans Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, and finally stroll through Cape Woolamai Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cowes itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Dandenong to Cowes takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cowes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Summerlands.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Newhaven, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Cape Woolamai Beach, Maru Koala and Animal Park
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Cape Woolamai Beach ©
Cape Woolamai Beach

2
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Penguin Parade has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Fri), do a tasting at Rare Hare at Willow Creek Vineyard - Cellar Door, kick back and relax at Flynns Beach, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Nobbies Centre, then identify plant and animal life at Penguin Parade, and finally head outdoors with The Nobbies. On your second day here, learn the tricks of the trade with Mornington Peninsula Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery and then trek along Swan Lake Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Summerlands sightseeing planner.

Summerlands is just a stone's throw from Cowes. December in Summerlands sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Torquay.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Flinders, The Nobbies
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
Flynns Beach ©
Flynns Beach

3
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
You've now added The Great Ocean Road to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Point Danger Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at The Great Ocean Road and then stop by Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Torquay trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Summerlands to Torquay in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to St Kilda.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trips

Split Point Lighthouse, Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe ©
Flock of Segulls Indoor Market & Cafe

2
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
Attractions like Werribee Open Range Zoo and Scienceworks make great kid-friendly stops. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at St. Kilda Beach and Catani Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the St Kilda trip planning app.

Drive from Torquay to St Kilda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and tram; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Scienceworks, Davey Mac's Gelato, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Brighton Beach
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks

6
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Bondi Beach. Attractions like The Rocks and ATTY Gallery make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of New South Wales, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sydney attractions planning website.

Traveling by flight from St Kilda to Sydney takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and train. Traveling from St Kilda in December, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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