53 days in Australia Itinerary

53 days in Australia Itinerary

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Walhalla
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Paynesville
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Metung
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Mallacoota
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Eden
— 2 nights
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Central Tilba
— 1 night
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Narooma
— 1 night
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Batemans Bay
— 7 nights
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Jervis Bay
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Wollongong
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Sydney
— 13 nights
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Bowral
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Berrima
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Fitzroy Falls
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Canberra
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Wagga Wagga
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Albury
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Shepparton
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Walhalla

Once one of Australia's richest towns and home to over 4000 gold seekers, the sleepy mountainside township of Walhalla is now frozen in time and is home to only 20 residents.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Walhalla Tramline Walkway, steep yourself in history at Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine, get engrossed in the history at Old Walhalla Post Office Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Walhalla Cemetery, and finally snap pictures at Bruntons Bridge. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Alpine Trout Farm, snap pictures at Noojee Trestle Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Toorongo Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Walhalla trip itinerary tool.

Melbourne to Walhalla is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Paynesville.

Things to do in Walhalla

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

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Paynesville

Paynesville is a tourist/holiday resort town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. On the 29th (Tue), go for a walk through Paynesville Sunset Cove Walking Track, then do a tasting at Nicholson River Winery, then don't miss a visit to Mitchell River Silt Jetties, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Raymond Island.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Paynesville day trip planning app.

Drive from Walhalla to Paynesville in 2.5 hours. In December in Paynesville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Metung.

Things to do in Paynesville

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

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Metung

Metung is a town in East Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bullant Brewery, then view the masterpieces at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography, and finally take some stellar pictures from Jemmys Point Lookout.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Metung day trip planning website.

Drive from Paynesville to Metung in an hour. In December in Metung, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Mallacoota.

Things to do in Metung

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

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Mallacoota

Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
On the 31st (Thu), take a tour by water with Mallacoota Cruises and then hike along Mallacoota Coastal Walks.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Mallacoota road trip planning website.

Getting from Metung to Mallacoota by car takes about 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eden.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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Eden

Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, hike along Bundian Way Story Walk, then steep yourself in history at Ben Boyd Tower, and finally go for a walk through Light to Light Walk. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, then identify plant and animal life at Potoroo Palace, and finally walk around Eden Lookout and Rotary Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Eden travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mallacoota to Eden in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Eden can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Central Tilba.

Things to do in Eden

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

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Central Tilba

The village of Central Tilba is as beautiful as it is unique.
On the 3rd (Sun), stop by Reva at Tilba, don't miss a visit to Central Tilba Village, then admire the natural beauty at The Foxglove Spires Gardens, and finally kick back and relax at Blue Pool.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Central Tilba trip planner.

Drive from Eden to Central Tilba in 2 hours. In January in Central Tilba, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Narooma.

Things to do in Central Tilba

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

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Narooma

Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Montague Island, take some stellar pictures from Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock, then have unforgettable encounters with Underwater Safaris, and finally take in the waterfront at Mill Bay Boardwalk.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Narooma trip itinerary maker app.

Narooma is just a stone's throw from Central Tilba. In January, daytime highs in Narooma are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Narooma

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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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.
Explore Batemans Bay's surroundings by going to Ulladulla (Cupitts Winery & Warden Head Light), Mollymook Beach (in Mollymook) and Pooh Bear's Corner (in Monga). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Mogo Wildlife Park, stroll through Pebbly Beach, kick back and relax at Tomakin Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at Why Knot Chinese Massage.

To plan Batemans Bay vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Narooma to Batemans Bay in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 11:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Booderee National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Fleet Air Arm Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyams Beach, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Dolphin Watch Cruises, and finally kick back and relax at Collingwood Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jervis Bay trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Batemans Bay to Jervis Bay by car takes about 2 hours. January in Jervis Bay sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wollongong.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

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Wollongong

Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Wollongong Head Lighthouse, take an in-depth tour of Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Symbio Wildlife Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Wollongong Botanic Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nan Tien Temple.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wollongong online journey planner.

You can drive from Jervis Bay to Wollongong in 2 hours. January in Wollongong sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

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Sydney

The Harbour City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Cahill's Lookout, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and take in panoramic vistas at Pylon Lookout at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning tool.

Drive from Wollongong to Sydney in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Sydney sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bowral.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 29:

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Bowral

Bowral is the largest town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, and the main business and entertainment precinct of the Wingecarribee Shire and Highlands. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get great views at Mittagong Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Dirty Janes Bowral, see the interesting displays at Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Corbett Gardens, then learn about winemaking at Artemis Wines, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at BEE Mead.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bowral road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sydney to Bowral in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, Bowral is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Berrima.

Things to do in Bowral

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — 31:

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Berrima

Berrima is a historic village in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia, in Wingecarribee Shire. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stop by Bendooley Estate Book Barn, then get engrossed in the history at Berrima Courthouse, and then learn about winemaking at Joadja Vineyard. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Bowerbird on Argyle, then relax in the rural setting at Red Cow Farm - Open Garden, and then indulge your senses at The Grape Escape.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Berrima online travel route planner.

Berrima is just a stone's throw from Bowral. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Fitzroy Falls.

Things to do in Berrima

Wineries · Tours · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

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Fitzroy Falls

Fitzroy Falls is a village in the Wingecarribee Shire, located with the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get great views at Twin Falls Lookout and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fitzroy Falls.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Fitzroy Falls trip itinerary app.

Drive from Berrima to Fitzroy Falls in an hour. In February, daytime highs in Fitzroy Falls are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Fitzroy Falls

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 3:

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

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: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, make a trip to Mount Ainslie Lookout, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Canberra trip maker tool.

Drive from Fitzroy Falls to Canberra in 2 hours. Traveling from Fitzroy Falls in February, Canberra is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

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Wagga Wagga

The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to National Art Glass Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Monte Cristo Homestead, and then experience rural life at Wollundry Grove Olives. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, explore the activities along Lake Albert, then learn about all things military at RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Wagga Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Wagga Wagga tour planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Wagga Wagga in 3 hours. Traveling from Canberra in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Wagga Wagga, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Albury.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:

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Albury

Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Explore Albury's surroundings by going to Beechworth (Old Beechworth Gaol, Beechworth Honey, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Albury Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and appreciate the history behind Monument Hill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Albury road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wagga Wagga to Albury takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Albury are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Shepparton.

Things to do in Albury

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

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Shepparton

Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. Venture out of the city with trips to Bendigo (Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo Art Gallery, &more), The Great Aussie Beer Shed (in Echuca) and GrainCorp Silo Art (in Rochester). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Victoria Park Lake, make a splash at Aquamoves, examine the collection at Shepparton Motor Museum, and relax in the rural setting at Belstack Strawberry Farm.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Shepparton road trip app.

Traveling by car from Albury to Shepparton takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Shepparton when traveling from Albury in February, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shepparton

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 16:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.