13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Apollo Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Mount Gambier
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Robe
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Victor Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Beachport
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
9
Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Torquay
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
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 ArtVo and The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Royal Arcade, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip maker website.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Melbourne International Airport. September in Melbourne sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
ArtVo ©
ArtVo
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

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hours
Apollo Bay

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 traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, 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 do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors Trails Shopping
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): savor the flavors at PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, 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.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Shopping
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PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET ©
PORT FAIRY FARMERS MARKET

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hours
Mount Gambier

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 Art Gallery and then stop by Mount Gambier Farmers Market.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, 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.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Shopping Museums
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Riddoch Art Gallery ©
Riddoch Art Gallery
Mount Gambier Farmers Market ©
Mount Gambier Farmers Market

1
night
Robe

Robe
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, 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.

Things to do in Robe

Wineries Parks Outdoors
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4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
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 Adelaide Arcade. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carrick Hill and National Railway Museum Port Adelaide. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Henley Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Adelaide Gaol, and enjoy the sand and surf at West Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Adelaide trip app.

Drive from Robe to Adelaide in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Adelaide are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Adelaide, Henley Beach, Semaphore Beach, Smith Brothers Walking Trail
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:
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Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Henley Beach ©
Henley Beach
National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
National Railway Museum Port Adelaide

1
night
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. 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 see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, 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.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Old Port Victor Historic Walk ©
Old Port Victor Historic Walk
Encounter Coast Discovery Centre ©
Encounter Coast Discovery Centre
St Joan of Arc Catholic Church ©
St Joan of Arc Catholic Church

1
night
Beachport

Beachport ©
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.

To find where to stay 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.

Things to do in Beachport

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Millicent National Trust Museum, Southend Beach
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Southend Beach ©
Southend Beach
Millicent National Trust Museum ©
Millicent National Trust Museum
Cape Martin Lighthouse ©
Cape Martin Lighthouse

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, 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.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors
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hours
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.
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.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Torquay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Torquay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or 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.

Things to do in Torquay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Anglesea Surf Centre
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach
Torquay Front Beach ©
Torquay Front Beach
Anglesea Surf Centre ©
Anglesea Surf Centre

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