13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Apollo Bay
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Port Fairy
— 1 night
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Mount Gambier
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Robe
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
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Victor Harbor
— 1 night
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Beachport
— 1 night
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Port Campbell
— 1 night
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Torquay
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Melbourne — 3 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get outdoors at Australian Rules Football Match and Capital City Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Australian Sports Museum and Royal Arcade. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, admire the masterpieces at ArtVo, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Melbourne trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Melbourne are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Apollo Bay.
Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails
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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Great Ocean Walk and then look for gifts at High on Heels.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Apollo Bay sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Apollo Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Fairy.
Outdoors · Shopping · Trails · Parks
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Port Fairy — 1 night

Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): shop like a local with Port Fairy Farmers Market.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Fairy itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Port Fairy in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mount Gambier.
Shopping
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Mount Gambier

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Riddoch Arts & Cultural Centre and then stop by Mount Gambier Farmers Market.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mount Gambier trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Port Fairy to Mount Gambier by car takes about 2 hours. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Fairy to Mount Gambier due to the time zone difference. In September in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Robe.
Shopping · Museums
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Robe — 1 night

Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Robe online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Robe by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Adelaide.
Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
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Adelaide — 4 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to North Terrace or Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrick Hill and St Peter's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, enjoy the sand and surf at Henley Beach, browse the different shops at Adelaide Arcade, and take an in-depth tour of Adelaide Gaol.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Robe to Adelaide takes 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Adelaide are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Victor Harbor on the 12th (Sun).
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Victor Harbor — 1 night

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. On the 12th (Sun), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Encounter Coast Spirits, then take an in-depth tour of Encounter Coast Discovery Centre, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Victor Harbor road trip website.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Victor Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beachport.
Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Beachport — 1 night

Beachport is a small coastal town in South Australia, south-east of Adelaide, located at the northern end of Rivoli Bay, in the Wattle Range Council. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Beachport Jetty, then stroll through Southend Beach, and then examine the collection at Millicent National Trust Museum. On the next day, stroll around Beachport Lagoon and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Martin Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Beachport road trip website.

You can drive from Victor Harbor to Beachport in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Victor Harbor in September, things will get little chillier in Beachport: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Campbell.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Port Campbell — 1 night

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Campbell travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Beachport to Port Campbell in 4 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Beachport to Port Campbell due to the time zone difference. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Torquay.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
On the 15th (Wed), stop by Anglesea Surf Centre, then stroll through Bells Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Torquay Front Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Torquay sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.
Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.