42 days in Australia Itinerary

42 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Batemans Bay
— 1 night
2
Eden
— 2 nights
3
Healesville
— 3 nights
4
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 2 nights
5
Queenscliff
— 2 nights
6
Clunes
— 1 night
7
Port Campbell
— 4 nights
8
Port Fairy
— 3 nights
9
Portland
— 2 nights
10
Horsham
— 1 night
11
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
12
Adelaide
— 3 nights
13
Mildura
— 3 nights
14
Sea Lake
— 2 nights
15
Woodend
— 2 nights
16
Wagga Wagga
— 2 nights
17
Canberra
— 3 nights

1
night
Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mogo Zoo, thenlook for gifts at The Mogo Lolly Shop, thentry for a hole-in-one at Batemans Bay Mini Golf, and finally get your game on at Batemans Bay Indoor Karting.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Batemans Bay trip planner.

Sydney to Batemans Bay is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in April, Batemans Bay is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Mogo
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Batemans Bay Mini Golf ©
Batemans Bay Mini Golf
The Mogo Lolly Shop ©
The Mogo Lolly Shop

2
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf, thentake a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, and finally get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Broadwater Oysters, get engrossed in the history at Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Eden itinerary website.

Drive from Batemans Bay to Eden in 2.5 hours. In April in Eden, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Eden

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Merimbula, Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, Broadwater Oysters
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Killer Whale Museum ©
Killer Whale Museum
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
The Merimbula Boardwalk
Broadwater Oysters ©
Broadwater Oysters

3
nights
Healesville

Healesville ©
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
Get out of town with these interesting Healesville side-trips: Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden (in Olinda) and Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Melbourne). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Healesville Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at TarraWarra Museum of Art, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Pillars Distillery, and learn about winemaking at Payten & Jones Wines.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Healesville trip planner.

You can drive from Eden to Healesville in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Eden in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Healesville, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, Dandenong Ranges National Park
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Healesville Sanctuary
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
Four Pillars Distillery ©
Four Pillars Distillery

2
nights
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Inverloch (Eagles Nest & Treat Time), State Coal Mine (in Wonthaggi) and Toora Wind Farm (in Toora). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Squeaky Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Agnes Falls, and hike along Mt Oberon Summit Walk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park holiday builder app.

You can drive from Healesville to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Queenscliff.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Inverloch, Pearl Park, State Coal Mine, Toora Wind Farm, Agnes Falls
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
State Coal Mine ©
State Coal Mine
Eagles Nest ©
Eagles Nest

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, pause for some serene contemplation at St George the Martyr Anglican Church, brush up on your military savvy at Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, thentake in the waterfront activity at Queenscliff Harbour, and finally walk around Pope's Eye. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): learn about winemaking at Basils Farm, look for gifts at The Bookshop at Queenscliff, get engrossed in the history at Queenscliffe Historical Museum, thenexamine the collection at Fort Queenscliff Museum, thenview the masterpieces at Seaview Gallery, and finally visit a coastal fixture at The Rip.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Queenscliff trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Queenscliff in 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Queenscliff are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Clunes.

Things to do in Queenscliff

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Point Lonsdale Lighthouse
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Queenscliff Museum ©
Fort Queenscliff Museum
The Rip ©
The Rip
Queenscliffe Maritime Museum ©
Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

1
night
Clunes

Clunes ©
Clunes is a town in Victoria, Australia, 36 kilometres north of Ballarat, in the Shire of Hepburn. On the 2nd (Sat), make a trip to Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings, take in the pleasant sights at Esmond Park, thenexamine the collection at Clunes Museum, thenrevel in the low prices at Creswick Woollen Mills, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Augustine's Church.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Clunes day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Queenscliff to Clunes takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Clunes

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Creswick
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Clunes Museum ©
Clunes Museum
Creswick Woollen Mills ©
Creswick Woollen Mills

4
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Campbell: Apollo Bay (Mait's Rest, Great Ocean Walk, &more), Hugs Across The Cosmos (in Lavers Hill) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Twelve Apostles, explore and take pictures at Gibsons Steps, head outdoors with The Arch, and get a taste of the local shopping with Jo's Pantry.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Clunes to Port Campbell takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Apollo Bay, Cape Otway Lightstation, Jo's Pantry, Hugs Across The Cosmos, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Find places to stay May 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

3
nights
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Fairy: Dunkeld (Dunkeld Arboretum, The Picaninny (Bainggug), &more), Church of the Infant Jesus (in Koroit) and Hamilton (Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum & Hamilton Botanic Gardens). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, get engrossed in the history at Wishart Gallery, view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, and explore the galleries of Whale Bone Studio Arts.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Fairy trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Port Campbell to Port Fairy by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Dunkeld, Hamilton, Church of the Infant Jesus
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island
Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island ©
The Picaninny (Bainggug) ©
The Picaninny (Bainggug)

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Nelson State Park, thentake a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest and Blowholes, thenmake a trip to Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk, and finally get great views at Point Danger Gannet Colony. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): stop by Portland Strawberries, visit a coastal fixture at Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse, thenadmire the natural beauty at Portland Botanical Gardens, thenexamine the collection at Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Nelson lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip website.

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Portland takes an hour. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Portland are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Horsham.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Bridgewater
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Nelson State Park ©
Cape Nelson State Park
Cape Nelson lighthouse ©
Cape Nelson lighthouse
Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum ©
Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum

1
night
Horsham

Horsham ©
Horsham is a regional city in the Wimmera region of western Victoria, Australia. On the 13th (Wed), stroll around Weir Park, thenhike along Horsham Weir to Baillie Street River Walk, thenadmire the natural beauty at Horsham Botanical Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind Horsham & District War Memorial & Cenotaph.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Horsham trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Portland to Horsham takes 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Horsham

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Horsham Botanical Gardens ©
Horsham Botanical Gardens
Weir Park ©
Weir Park

3
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Gambier: Raidis Estate (in Penola) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, get lost in a book at Mount Gambier Public Library, and explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Horsham to Mount Gambier takes 2.5 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Horsham to Mount Gambier due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Raidis Estate, Naracoorte Caves National Park
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Flinders University Art Museum & City Gallery, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Mount Gambier to Adelaide takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wineries Tours
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

3
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Chaffey House, thenexplore the world behind art at Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead, and finally make a trip to Lock 11. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Woodsies Gem Shop, experience rural life at Orange World, and then sample the fine beverages at Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mildura day trip planning site.

You can fly from Adelaide to Mildura in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Mildura due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Mildura. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sea Lake.

Things to do in Mildura

Tours Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Orange World
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery ©
Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery
Orange World ©
Orange World
Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop

2
nights
Sea Lake

Sea Lake ©
Sea Lake is a town in the Mallee district of north-west Victoria, Australia and is situated on the southern shores of Lake Tyrrell. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lascelles Silo Art, thenmake a trip to Silo Art Trail, and then make a trip to Patchewollock Painted Silo.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sea Lake trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Mildura to Sea Lake in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Woodend.

Things to do in Sea Lake

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lascelles, Patchewollock Painted Silo
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tyrrell ©
Lake Tyrrell
Patchewollock Painted Silo ©
Patchewollock Painted Silo
Lascelles Silo Art ©
Lascelles Silo Art

2
nights
Woodend

Woodend ©
Woodend is a small town in Victoria, Australia. On the 25th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anglican Parish of Woodend, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve, thendon't miss a visit to Woodend Clock Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Holgate Brewhouse. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Old Castlemaine Gaol, thenmake a trip to Piper Street, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trentham Falls.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Woodend trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Sea Lake to Woodend by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Woodend

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castlemaine, Trentham Falls, Piper Street
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve
Castlemaine Botanical Gardens ©
Castlemaine Botanical Gardens
Anglican Parish of Woodend ©
Anglican Parish of Woodend

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nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, make a trip to National Art Glass Gallery, thenbrowse the collection at Wagga Wagga City Library, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Victory Memorial Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wagga Beach, and then hunt for treasures at River & Wren Market.

To find out how to plan a trip to Wagga Wagga, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Woodend to Wagga Wagga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May in Wagga Wagga, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Parks Shopping Museums
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
River & Wren Market ©
River & Wren Market
National Art Glass Gallery ©
National Art Glass Gallery
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery ©
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

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nights
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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, get your game on at Axxe, and make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Canberra vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Wagga Wagga to Canberra takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canberra when traveling from Wagga Wagga in May, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia

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