14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Halls Gap
— 1 night
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Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
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Coonawarra
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 1 night
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Warrnambool
— 5 nights
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Halls Gap

— 1 night
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 20th (Tue), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Halls Gap Zoo, get a taste of local nightlife at Grampians Adventure Golf, and then trek along The Pinnacle. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Best's Wines Great Western, take in the dramatic scenery at MacKenzie Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Boroka Lookout.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Gap trip builder site.

Melbourne to Halls Gap is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Gambier

— 3 nights
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get out of town with these interesting Mount Gambier side-trips: Naracoorte (Sheep's Back Museum & Naracoorte Caves National Park). There's much more to do: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, indulge your senses at Mount & Vine Tourism, take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, and take in nature's colorful creations at Cave Gardens.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Halls Gap to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Mount Gambier can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coonawarra.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Coonawarra

— 3 nights
Coonawarra is a small town north of Penola in South Australia. Coonawarra is known for wineries and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about winemaking at Katnook Coonawarra, indulge your senses at Parker Coonawarra Estate, and deepen your understanding at Mary MacKillop Interpretive Centre.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Coonawarra using our trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Coonawarra in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Coonawarra

Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Portland

— 1 night
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest and Blowholes and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Nelson lighthouse.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Portland online day trip planner.

You can drive from Coonawarra to Portland in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Warrnambool

— 5 nights
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Warrnambool: Port Campbell (Twelve Apostles, Port Campbell National Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Loch Ard Gorge, enjoy the sand and surf at Logan's Beach, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and stroll around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool road trip planning site.

Drive from Portland to Warrnambool in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Portland to Warrnambool. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.