58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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Gladstone
— 4 nights
2
Biloela
— Few hours
3
Monto
— 2 nights
4
Goomeri
— Few hours
5
Crows Nest
— 1 night
6
Toowoomba
— Few hours
7
Warwick
— Few hours
8
Stanthorpe
— 3 nights
9
Tenterfield
— Few hours
10
Glen Innes
— 4 nights
11
Inverell
— 1 night
12
Moree
— 2 nights
13
Narrabri
— Few hours
14
Dubbo
— 3 nights
15
Cobar
— Few hours
16
Broken Hill
— 2 nights
17
Silverton
— 1 night
18
Menindee
— 1 night
19
Broken Hill
— Few hours
20
Peterborough
— 3 nights
21
Hawker
— 1 night
22
Wilpena
— 3 nights
23
Leigh Creek
— 1 night
24
Marree
— 4 nights
25
Quorn
— 1 night
26
Port Augusta
— 2 nights
27
Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
28
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
29
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
30
Colac
— 4 nights
31
Ballarat
— 3 nights
32
Daylesford
— Few hours
33
Lancefield
— Few hours

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Gladstone

Gladstone ©
Gladstone is a city in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Lake Awoonga in Benaraby (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Millennium Esplanade and Tannum Sands Beach, get great views at Round Hill Lookout, and see the interesting displays at Gladstone Maritime Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Gladstone trip site.

Rockhampton to Gladstone is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Rockhampton in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Gladstone. You'll set off for Biloela on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Gladstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Awoonga, Millennium Esplanade and Tannum Sands Beach
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Awoonga ©
Lake Awoonga
Round Hill Lookout ©
Round Hill Lookout
Gladstone Maritime Museum ©
Gladstone Maritime Museum

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Biloela

Biloela
Biloela is a rural town and locality in Shire of Banana, Central Queensland, Australia. To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Biloela vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Gladstone to Biloela takes 1.5 hours. July in Biloela sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll set off for Monto on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Biloela

Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

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Monto

Monto ©
Monto is a town in Queensland, Australia, located on the Burnett Highway 500km north-west of Brisbane and 235km south of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Wuruma and then stroll around Tolderodden Conservation Park. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Cania Gorge National Park and then admire the engineering at Cania Dam.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Monto visit site.

You can drive from Biloela to Monto in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goomeri.

Things to do in Monto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Eidsvold, Cania Dam
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Cania Gorge National Park ©
Cania Gorge National Park
Tolderodden Conservation Park ©
Tolderodden Conservation Park

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Goomeri

Goomeri ©
Goomeri is a town and locality in the Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Wondai Visitor Information Centre and Timber Museum.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Goomeri online vacation planner.

You can drive from Monto to Goomeri in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Crows Nest.

Things to do in Goomeri

Museums

Side Trip

Wondai Visitor Information Centre and Timber Museum
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan

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Crows Nest

Crows Nest ©
Crows Nest is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the engineering at Lake Cressbrook.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Crows Nest day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Goomeri to Crows Nest takes 2 hours. July in Crows Nest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Crows Nest

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Cressbrook ©
Lake Cressbrook

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Toowoomba

Toowoomba
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toowoomba trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Crows Nest to Toowoomba by car takes about an hour. In July in Toowoomba, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Warwick on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

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Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is a town and locality in southeast Queensland, Australia, lying 130km south-west of Brisbane. On the 29th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Darling Downs Zoo.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Warwick tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Toowoomba to Warwick in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stanthorpe.

Things to do in Warwick

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Darling Downs Zoo
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Darling Downs Zoo ©
Darling Downs Zoo

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Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe ©
Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Granite Belt.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stanthorpe online attractions planner.

Getting from Warwick to Stanthorpe by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Stanthorpe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Girraween National Park
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Granite Belt ©
The Granite Belt
Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park

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Tenterfield

Tenterfield
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tenterfield online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stanthorpe to Tenterfield takes an hour. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Glen Innes.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Parks Nature Wineries
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Glen Innes

Glen Innes ©
Glen Innes is a parish and town on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glen Innes: Raspberry Lookout (in Jackadgery), Guyra (Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve & The Big Lamb) and Gibraltar Range National Park (in Australia Plains). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Australian Standing Stones, get engrossed in the history at Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre, relax in the rural setting at The Super Strawberry, and examine the collection at Emmaville Mining Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glen Innes trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Tenterfield to Glen Innes in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Inverell.

Things to do in Glen Innes

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Emmaville, Guyra, Raspberry Lookout, Gibraltar Range National Park
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve ©
Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve
Australian Standing Stones ©
Australian Standing Stones
The Super Strawberry ©
The Super Strawberry

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Inverell

Inverell ©
Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Inverell Pioneer Village and then see the interesting displays at National Transport Museum.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Inverell online route planner.

You can drive from Glen Innes to Inverell in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moree.

Things to do in Inverell

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
National Transport Museum ©
National Transport Museum
Inverell Pioneer Village ©
Inverell Pioneer Village

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Moree

Moree ©
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. On the 6th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Waa Gorge and then view the masterpieces at Bank Art Museum Moree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Carinda House Community Cultural Centre.

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

Traveling by car from Inverell to Moree takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Narrabri.

Things to do in Moree

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Carinda House Community Cultural Centre
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Waa Gorge ©
Waa Gorge
Bank Art Museum Moree ©
Bank Art Museum Moree

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Narrabri

Narrabri
Narrabri is a town and seat of Narrabri Shire local government area in the North West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia on the Namoi River, 521km northwest of Sydney. To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Narrabri trip planner.

You can drive from Moree to Narrabri in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Narrabri are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Dubbo.

Things to do in Narrabri

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Dubbo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, don't miss a visit to Dundullimal Homestead, steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and take in nature's colorful creations at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

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

You can drive from Narrabri to Dubbo in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre

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Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Great Cobar Heritage Centre and then get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Cobar attractions planner.

Getting from Dubbo to Cobar by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Cobar, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre
Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines ©
Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 12th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Broken Hill online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cobar to Broken Hill in 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cobar in August since evenings lows in Broken Hill dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Silverton.
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

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Silverton

Silverton ©
Silverton is a small village at the far west of New South Wales, Australia, 26km north-west of Broken Hill. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Silverton Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Mad Max Museum, and then Head underground at Day Dream Mine.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Silverton road trip planning app.

Silverton is very close to Broken Hill. August in Silverton sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Menindee.

Things to do in Silverton

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Silverton Gaol Museum ©
Silverton Gaol Museum
Day Dream Mine ©
Day Dream Mine
Mad Max Museum ©
Mad Max Museum

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Menindee

Menindee ©
Menindee, frequently but erroneously spelled "Menindie", is a small town in the far west of New South Wales, Australia, in Central Darling Shire, on the banks of the Darling River, with a sign-posted population of 980 and a population of 449.HistoryIt is the oldest European settlement in western New South Wales, and the first town to be established on the Darling River. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the views from Menindee Rail Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Menindee, and then contemplate the long history of Survey Tree 1882.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Menindee day trip tool.

Getting from Silverton to Menindee by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Silverton in August, plan for little chillier nights in Menindee, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Menindee

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Menindee ©
Lake Menindee

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill
For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Broken Hill holiday maker app.

Drive from Menindee to Broken Hill in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Menindee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broken Hill, with lows of °C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Peterborough.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

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Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. Peterborough is known for museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Peterborough Town Hall, pause for some photo ops at Bob the Railway Dog, and take an in-depth tour of Town Carriage Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Peterborough trip planner.

Getting from Broken Hill to Peterborough by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Broken Hill to Peterborough is minus 0.5 hours. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Peterborough

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre
Peterborough Town Hall ©
Peterborough Town Hall
Peterborough Motorcycle & Antique Museum ©
Peterborough Motorcycle & Antique Museum

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Hawker

Hawker
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Ranges National Park and then see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hawker trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Peterborough to Hawker takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wilpena.

Things to do in Hawker

Parks Nature Tours
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Wilpena

Wilpena ©
Wilpena is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Wangara Lookout and don't miss a visit to Bridle Gap.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wilpena online day trip planner.

Drive from Hawker to Wilpena in an hour. August in Wilpena sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Leigh Creek on the 22nd (Sun).
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:
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Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout
Bridle Gap ©
Bridle Gap

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Leigh Creek

Leigh Creek ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Aroona Dam Sanctuary.

Plan a Leigh Creek trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Wilpena to Leigh Creek in 2.5 hours. In August in Leigh Creek, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marree.

Things to do in Leigh Creek

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Aroona Dam Sanctuary ©
Aroona Dam Sanctuary

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Marree

Marree ©
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Farina in Lyndhurst (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Marree Man and take an in-depth tour of Tom Kruse Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Marree road trip app.

You can drive from Leigh Creek to Marree in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Quorn on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Marree

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Farina
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:
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Farina ©
Farina
Marree Man ©
Marree Man
Mutonia Sculpture Park ©
Mutonia Sculpture Park

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Quorn

Quorn ©
Quorn is a township and railhead in the Flinders Ranges in the north of South Australia, 39 km northeast of Port Augusta. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Warren Gorge and then take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Quorn route planner.

Traveling by car from Marree to Quorn takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Quorn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Quorn

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Water Tower Lookout
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
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Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

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Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn about all things military at Whyalla Maritime Museum, thenadmire all the interesting features of Hummock Hill Lookout, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Ada Ryan Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, don't miss a visit to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and then get outside with Alligator Gorge.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Augusta tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Quorn to Port Augusta takes an hour. In August in Port Augusta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Whyalla, Alligator Gorge
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Hummock Hill Lookout ©
Hummock Hill Lookout
Whyalla Maritime Museum ©
Whyalla Maritime Museum

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Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Victor Harbor is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax in the rural setting at Softfoot, go for a walk through Kaiki Walk - Granite Island, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Encounter Coast Spirits, and see the interesting displays at South Australia Whale Centre.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Victor Harbor driving holiday tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Victor Harbor. In August, daily temperatures in Victor Harbor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Softfoot ©
Softfoot
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Old Port Victor Historic Walk ©
Old Port Victor Historic Walk

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, experience rural life at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, and get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island travel route planner.

Getting from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Mount Gambier is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, stroll around The Railway Lands, let little ones run wild at Valley Lake Conservation Park, and learn about all things military at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier day trip website.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Colac.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Cave Gardens ©
Cave Gardens
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum ©
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum

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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colac: Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah), Otway Blueberries (in Gellibrand) and Beech Forest (The Redwoods, Hopetoun Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Colac Botanic Gardens, let the kids burn off some steam at Lake Colac, get great views at Mt Leura lookout, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colac online trip builder.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Colac in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Mount Gambier to Colac. September in Colac sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Colac

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Camperdown, Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Otway Blueberries
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Redwoods ©
The Redwoods
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Colac Botanic Gardens ©
Colac Botanic Gardens

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Ballarat is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park, and get engrossed in the history at The Gold Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ballarat visit planner.

You can drive from Colac to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Daylesford.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
Art Gallery of Ballarat ©
Art Gallery of Ballarat
Lake Wendouree ©
Lake Wendouree

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Daylesford, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Daylesford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lancefield.

Things to do in Daylesford

Spas
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
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Spas

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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. On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Mount Macedon Memorial Cross, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve, and then get great views at Camel's Hump.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lancefield road trip site.

Getting from Daylesford to Lancefield by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lancefield

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Macedon, Hanging Rock Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
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Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve
Mount Macedon Memorial Cross ©
Mount Macedon Memorial Cross
Camel's Hump ©
Camel's Hump