11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia Trip Planner

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Adelaide
— 1 day
Foot to Adelaide, Fly to Kingscote
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Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Drive
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Warrnambool
— 1 day
Drive
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Port Campbell
— 1 night
Drive
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Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
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Adelaide

— 1 day
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes St Peter's Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrim Uniting Church, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide online holiday maker.

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Kangaroo Island

— 4 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get in touch with nature at Island Beach and Kelly Hill Caves. Get some cultural insight at George's 52,000 Castle Lights and Cape du Couedic Lighthouse. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and take an in-depth tour of Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island road trip planning app.

You can fly from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Mount Gambier

— 1 night
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Engelbrecht Cave as well as The Blue Lake. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the activities along The Blue Lake, then explore the fascinating underground world of Engelbrecht Cave, and then admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature

Warrnambool

— 1 day
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, then stroll the grounds of Tower Hill Cemetery, then kick back and relax at Logan's Beach, and finally examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Warrnambool online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Port Campbell

— 1 night
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at London Bridge, then do a tasting at Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Great Ocean Road Wildlife Park.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Port Campbell trip planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Port Campbell in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Wildlife · Nightlife · Nature

Side Trip

Apollo Bay

— 2 nights
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at Lorne Beach. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Teddy's Lookout and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Otway National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Apollo Bay journey planning site.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Melbourne

— 2 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, then don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Degraves Street, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Melbourne Central, and finally get lost in a book at State Library Victoria.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Melbourne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.