49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

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Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
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Port MacDonnell
— 4 nights
3
Mount Gambier
— Few hours
4
Dartmoor
— Few hours
5
Hamilton
— 3 nights
6
Penshurst
— Few hours
7
Camperdown
— 3 nights
8
Mortlake
— Few hours
9
Colac
— 4 nights
10
Beeac
— 8 nights
11
Ballarat
— 6 nights
12
Creswick
— 1 night
13
Daylesford
— 2 nights
14
Lancefield
— Few hours
15
Kilmore
— 1 night
16
Whittlesea
— 3 nights
17
Coldstream
— 2 nights
18
Mount Dandenong
— 3 nights
19
Belgrave
— 4 nights
20
Cranbourne
— Few hours
21
Bonbeach
— 1 night
22
Brighton
— Few hours
23
Elwood
— Few hours

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mount Gambier: Robe Beach (in Robe), Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte) and Penola (Petticoat Lane & Raidis Estate). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, Head underground at Engelbrecht Cave, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake.

Plan my day in Mount Gambier using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Mount Gambier. In August, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Port MacDonnell.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Penola, Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, Robe Beach, Naracoorte Caves National Park
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:
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Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Naracoorte Caves National Park ©
Naracoorte Caves National Park

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Port MacDonnell

Port MacDonnell ©
Port MacDonnell is the southernmost town in South Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port MacDonnell: Cape Banks Lighthouse (in Carpenter's Rocks) and Donovans Landing (in Nelson). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia, go for a walk through Cape Northumberland, examine the collection at The Port MacDonnell and District Maritime Museum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Little Blue Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port MacDonnell trip itinerary planning app.

Port MacDonnell is very close to Mount Gambier. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port MacDonnell

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cape Banks Lighthouse, Donovans Landing
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:
Highlights from your plan
Ewens Pond ©
Ewens Pond

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier online trip builder.

Mount Gambier is just a short distance from Port MacDonnell. On the 4th (Fri), you're off to Dartmoor.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Wineries
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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Dartmoor

Dartmoor
Dartmoor is a rural township on the Princes Highway and the Glenelg River between Heywood and the South Australian border, in southwestern Victoria. On the 4th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Dartmoor and district Avenue of Honour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dartmoor trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Dartmoor by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hamilton.
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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Hamilton

Hamilton ©
Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway. On the 4th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Pierrepoint Wines. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Grampians Adventure Golf, stroll through The Pinnacle, and then make a trip to Boroka Lookout.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamilton online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dartmoor to Hamilton by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Dartmoor to Hamilton, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Penshurst.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Halls Gap, Pierrepoint Wines
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
Nigretta Falls ©
Nigretta Falls

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Penshurst

Penshurst ©
Penshurst is a town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Penshurst Wetlands Public Gardens and then get impressive views of Mount Rouse.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Penshurst day trip tool.

Penshurst is just a short distance from Hamilton. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Camperdown.

Things to do in Penshurst

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rouse ©
Mount Rouse
Penshurst Wetlands Public Gardens ©
Penshurst Wetlands Public Gardens

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Camperdown

Camperdown ©
Camperdown is a historically significant rural town in southwestern Victoria, Australia, west of the state capital, Melbourne. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Camperdown: Childer's Cove (in The Cove) and Berry World (in Timboon). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Gnotuk Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Robert Burns Statue, and have fun and explore at Camperdown & District Heritage Centre.

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

Drive from Penshurst to Camperdown in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Mortlake.

Things to do in Camperdown

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Childer's Cove, Berry World
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bullen Merri ©
Lake Bullen Merri
Manifold Clock Tower ©
Manifold Clock Tower
Camperdown & District Heritage Centre ©
Camperdown & District Heritage Centre

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Mortlake

Mortlake
Mortlake is a town in the Western District of Victoria, Australia on the Hamilton Highway, 50km north-east of Warrnambool. For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mortlake travel itinerary planner.

Mortlake is very close to Camperdown. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Colac.

Things to do in Mortlake

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

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Colac

Colac ©
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Get out of town with these interesting Colac side-trips: Beech Forest (Hopetoun Falls, Beauchamp Falls, &more), Barwon Park (in Winchelsea) and Otway Blueberries (in Gellibrand). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Colac Botanic Gardens, experience rural life at Tarndie, let the kids burn off some steam at Lake Colac, and get a taste of the local shopping with Jo's Pantry.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Colac holiday maker tool.

Getting from Mortlake to Colac by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beeac.

Things to do in Colac

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Barwon Park, Otway Blueberries, Otway Estate Brewery Outlet, Red Rock Theatre and Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens
Hopetoun Falls ©
Hopetoun Falls
Red Rock ©
Red Rock

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Beeac

Beeac ©
Beeac is a town in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. When in Beeac, make a side trip to see Inverleigh Flora Reserve in Inverleigh, approximately Inverleigh away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Beeac Windmill Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Beeac trip planner.

Beeac is very close to Colac. In September in Beeac, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Ballarat on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Beeac

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Inverleigh Flora Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Beeac Windmill Park ©
Beeac Windmill Park

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Get out of town with these interesting Ballarat side-trips: Ararat (Ghost & Vampire Tours, J Ward Museum Complex, &more) and Stawell Gift Hall of Fame (in Stawell). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sovereign Hill, make a trip to Lydiard Street, admire the natural beauty at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at The Gold Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ballarat sightseeing site.

You can drive from Beeac to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Ballarat can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Creswick.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ararat, Kryal Castle, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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Creswick

Creswick ©
Creswick is a town in west-central Victoria, Australia 18 kilometres north of Ballarat and 129 km northwest of Melbourne, in the Shire of Hepburn. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings, thenget some fabulous bargains at Creswick Woollen Mills, and then explore by horseback at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Creswick trip planner.

Creswick is just a short distance from Ballarat. In September, daily temperatures in Creswick can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Daylesford.

Things to do in Creswick

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Clunes Historic Streetscape/Buildings, Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Creswick Woollen Mills ©
Creswick Woollen Mills
Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides ©
Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides

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Daylesford

Known for its natural spring mineral spas, Daylesford is a rejuvenating spot to take the waters and sample local wine.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Stony Creek Gallery, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, thenbrowse for treasures at The Mill Markets, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Daylesford.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Daylesford trip planner.

Daylesford is just a stone's throw from Creswick. September in Daylesford sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Lancefield.

Things to do in Daylesford

Shopping Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Lake Daylesford ©
Lake Daylesford
The Mill Markets ©
The Mill Markets

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Lancefield

Lancefield
Lancefield is a town in the Shire of Macedon Ranges local government area in Victoria, Australia 73km north of the state capital, Melbourne and had a population of 2,357 at the 2011 census.HistoryThe area was used by the indigenous aboriginal people as a quarry site for the manufacture of stone axes and was first settled by European squatters in 1837. To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lancefield trip planning tool.

You can drive from Daylesford to Lancefield in an hour. October in Lancefield sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Kilmore on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Lancefield

Shopping Wineries Museums
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Kilmore

Kilmore ©
Kilmore is a town in the Australian state of Victoria. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Kilmore Catholic Cemetery, thenview the masterpieces at Kilmore Old Courthouse Gallery, and then walk around Hadfield Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kilmore tour itinerary planner.

Kilmore is very close to Lancefield. In October, daily temperatures in Kilmore can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Whittlesea.

Things to do in Kilmore

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hadfield Park
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmore Catholic Cemetery ©
Kilmore Catholic Cemetery

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Whittlesea

Whittlesea ©
Whittlesea is a town in Victoria, Australia, 40km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Whittlesea is known for theme parks and golf. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kinglake National Park, find something for the whole family at Funfields Theme Park, go for a walk through Toorourrong Reservoir Park, and tee off at Mandalay Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Whittlesea travel route planner.

Whittlesea is very close to Kilmore. October in Whittlesea sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Coldstream.

Things to do in Whittlesea

Parks Wildlife Golf

Side Trips

Kinglake, Mandalay Golf Course, Growling Frog Golf Course
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Kinglake National Park ©
Kinglake National Park
Mandalay Golf Course ©
Mandalay Golf Course
Toorourrong Reservoir Park ©
Toorourrong Reservoir Park

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Coldstream

Coldstream ©
On the 6th (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Napoleone Cider, learn about winemaking at Punt Road Wines, thenstop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, and finally do a tasting at Coombe Yarra Valley. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Rochford Wines Yarra Valley, learn about winemaking at Dominique Portet Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Domaine Chandon Winery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Coldstream trip maker.

You can drive from Whittlesea to Coldstream in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Coldstream can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mount Dandenong.

Things to do in Coldstream

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Shopping

Side Trip

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Coombe Yarra Valley ©
Coombe Yarra Valley
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery ©
Domaine Chandon Winery ©
Domaine Chandon Winery

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Mount Dandenong

Mount Dandenong ©
On the 8th (Thu), experience rural life at Blue Hills Berries and Cherries, admire the natural beauty at Tesselaar, thensteep yourself in history at William Ricketts Sanctuary, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Montrose Community Playground and Recreation Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let little ones run wild at Marie Wallace Park, wander the streets of Croydon Main Street, and then grab your bike and head to Tarralla Creek Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mount Dandenong online travel planner.

Mount Dandenong is just a stone's throw from Coldstream. In October, daily temperatures in Mount Dandenong can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Belgrave.

Things to do in Mount Dandenong

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Silvan, Croydon, Marie Wallace Park, Montrose Community Playground and Recreation Reserve, Liverpool rd retarding basin
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Tesselaar ©
Tesselaar
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Marie Wallace Park ©
Marie Wallace Park

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Belgrave

Belgrave ©
Belgrave is known for outdoors, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park, relax in the rural setting at Chesterfield Farm, stroll around Lysterfield Park, and admire the natural beauty at Wilson Botanic Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Belgrave online trip planner.

Belgrave is just a short distance from Mount Dandenong. October in Belgrave sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cranbourne.

Things to do in Belgrave

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Scoresby, Rowville, Ferntree Gully, Lysterfield Park, Australian Rainbow Trout Farm
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Wilson Botanic Park ©
Wilson Botanic Park
Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park ©
Trees Adventure - Glen Harrow Park
Birdsland Reserve ©
Birdsland Reserve

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Cranbourne

Cranbourne
To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cranbourne trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Belgrave to Cranbourne in an hour. Traveling from Belgrave in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cranbourne, with lows around °C. You will leave for Bonbeach on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Cranbourne

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Bonbeach

Bonbeach ©
On the 14th (Wed), walk around The Beauty Spot, look for all kinds of wild species at Seaford Foreshore Reserve, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Gravity Zone, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Chelsea Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Carrum Beach and then enjoy some diversion at Oz Shooting.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bonbeach travel planner.

Bonbeach is very close to Cranbourne. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Brighton.

Things to do in Bonbeach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Seaford, Carrum Downs, Carrum Beach, Chelsea Beach
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Seaford Foreshore Reserve ©
Seaford Foreshore Reserve
Chelsea Beach ©
Chelsea Beach
Gravity Zone ©
Gravity Zone

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Brighton

Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brighton route planner.

Getting from Bonbeach to Brighton by car takes about an hour. In October in Brighton, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Elwood.

Things to do in Brighton

Spas
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Spas

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Elwood

Elwood
To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Elwood journey planner.

Elwood is very close to Brighton. October in Elwood sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Elwood

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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