7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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Ballarat
— Few hours
2
Stawell
— 1 night
3
Warrnambool
— 1 night
4
Torquay
— 1 night
5
Cowes
— 1 night
6
Chirnside Park
— 2 nights

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Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
On the 18th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill and then take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum.

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Melbourne to Ballarat is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December in Ballarat, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Stawell.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums Historic Sites
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Sovereign Hill ©
Sovereign Hill
The Gold Museum ©
The Gold Museum

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Stawell

Stawell ©
Stawell, is an Australian town in the Wimmera region of Victoria 237km west-north-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Stawell Gift Hall of Fame and then hike along The Pinnacle.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stawell road trip site.

You can drive from Ballarat to Stawell in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Stawell

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

The Pinnacle
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Stawell Gift Hall of Fame ©
Stawell Gift Hall of Fame

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night
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 20th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Warrnambool Art Gallery and then see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool day trip planner.

Getting from Stawell to Warrnambool by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Museums Shopping
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village
Warrnambool Art Gallery ©
Warrnambool Art Gallery

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Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): browse the different shops at Surf City Plaza.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Torquay attractions tool.

Getting from Warrnambool to Torquay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Torquay can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cowes.

Things to do in Torquay

Shopping

Side Trip

Moorabool Valley Chocolate By Design
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Surf City Plaza ©
Surf City Plaza
Moorabool Valley Chocolate By Design ©
Moorabool Valley Chocolate By Design

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night
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
On the 21st (Wed), learn about all things military at National Vietnam Veterans Museum and then head off the coast to Koala Conservation Centre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cowes trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Torquay to Cowes by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chirnside Park.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

National Vietnam Veterans Museum, The Nobbies Centre
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Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
National Vietnam Veterans Museum ©
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre

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Chirnside Park

Chirnside Park ©
On the 22nd (Thu), stroll through Brighton Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of William Ricketts Sanctuary, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, and then explore the striking landscape of Dandenong Ranges National Park.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chirnside Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cowes to Chirnside Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Cowes in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Chirnside Park, with lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Chirnside Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, William Ricketts Sanctuary, Dandenong Ranges Botanic Garden, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Dandenong Ranges National Park
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Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park
William Ricketts Sanctuary ©
William Ricketts Sanctuary
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach

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