7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

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7 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Echuca
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Mildura
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Peterborough
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Great Aussie Beer Shed and then have some family-friendly fun at Oz Maze and Mini Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at TwistED, take in the waterfront activity at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then examine the collection at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bandicoot Brewing Pty Ltd.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Echuca travel route planning website .

Melbourne to Echuca is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mildura.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
TwistED ©
TwistED
Oz Maze and Mini Golf ©
Oz Maze and Mini Golf

1
night
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
On the 11th (Sat), get your game on at Woodsies Gem Shop, find something for the whole family at Putt Putt Family Fun Centre, and then make a trip to Lock 11.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mildura trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Echuca to Mildura takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Mildura sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Mildura

Fun & Games Shopping Theme Parks
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Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Putt Putt Family Fun Centre ©
Putt Putt Family Fun Centre

1
night
Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Peterborough Town Hall, pause for some photo ops at Bob the Railway Dog, then get engrossed in the history at Town Carriage Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Peterborough trip builder tool .

Getting from Mildura to Peterborough by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Peterborough

Museums
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Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre
Peterborough Town Hall ©
Peterborough Town Hall
Bob the Railway Dog ©
Bob the Railway Dog

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warrnambool: Port Campbell (Twelve Apostles, Gibsons Steps, & more). The adventure continues: stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, explore the activities along Bay of Islands, and contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Warrnambool planning website .

Traveling by car from Peterborough to Warrnambool takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Port Campbell
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge

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