22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Highton
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Lorne
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Wye River
— 1 night
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Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
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Weeaproinah
— 1 day
Drive
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Port Campbell
— 1 night
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Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Fairy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Murray Bridge
Drive
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Mount Barker
— 4 nights
Drive
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Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly to Mount Gambier Airport, Drive to Apsley
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Apsley
— 1 night
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Ballarat
— 2 nights
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Highton

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Narre Warren to Highton is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. November in Highton sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for Lorne on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Highton

Parks · Wineries · Fun & Games · Tours

Lorne

Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Lorne trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Highton to Lorne in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Lorne are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wye River.
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Wye River

— 1 night
Wye River is a small town in Victoria, Australia. For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Wye River trip itinerary planning app.

Wye River is just a short distance from Lorne. In November, daytime highs in Wye River are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Wye River

Wildlife · Parks

Apollo Bay

— 2 nights
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Mait's Rest, admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Road, and then hike along Great Ocean Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Paradise Picnic Reserve, brush up on your military savvy at Cape Otway Lightstation, then play a few rounds at Apollo Bay Golf Club, and finally get great views at Mariners Lookout.

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Traveling by car from Wye River to Apollo Bay takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Weeaproinah.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Weeaproinah

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at The Redwoods, then admire the sheer force of Triplet Falls, and then trek along Otway Fly Treetop Adventures.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Weeaproinah online travel planner.

Getting from Apollo Bay to Weeaproinah by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Weeaproinah

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Port Campbell

— 1 night
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Port Campbell itinerary maker site.

Drive from Weeaproinah to Port Campbell in an hour. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Warrnambool

— 2 nights
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Tue), kick back and relax at Logan's Beach and then explore the activities along Bay of Islands. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, then take in the exciting artwork at Warrnambool Art Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and finally make a trip to Warrnambool Breakwater.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Warrnambool tour planner.

You can drive from Port Campbell to Warrnambool in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Port Fairy

— 2 nights
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Blarney Books and Art, then contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then enjoy the sea views from Port Fairy Lighthouse On Griffiths Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Griffiths Island, explore the world behind art at Wishart Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Whale Bone Studio Arts, then learn about winemaking at Basalt Wines, and finally explore the activities along Moyne River.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Fairy route builder tool.

Port Fairy is just a stone's throw from Warrnambool. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Portland

— 2 nights
Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. On the 13th (Sat), make a trip to Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk, delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest and Blowholes, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Nelson lighthouse, and finally don't miss a visit to Point Danger Gannet Colony. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at World War II Memorial Lookout, enjoy the sea views from Whaler's Bluff Lighthouse, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Cape Nelson State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Portland travel route planning site.

You can drive from Port Fairy to Portland in an hour. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Port Fairy to Portland. In November, daytime highs in Portland are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mount Gambier

— 2 nights
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): Head underground at Engelbrecht Cave, then take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Centenary Tower, then Head underground at Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, and then explore the activities along The Valley Lake.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Portland to Mount Gambier in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Mount Gambier can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Murray Bridge.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Murray Bridge

Murray Bridge is a city in the Australian state of South Australia, located 76km east-southeast of the state's capital city, Adelaide, and 77km north of the town of Meningie. To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Murray Bridge trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Murray Bridge in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mount Gambier in November; daily highs in Murray Bridge reach 30°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to Mount Barker.

Things to do in Murray Bridge

Wineries · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Mount Barker

— 4 nights
Mount Barker is a town in South Australia. Explore Mount Barker's surroundings by going to National Motor Museum (in Birdwood) and Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Cedars, pick up some local products at Hahndorf Fruit and Veg Market, experience rural life at Beerenberg Farm, and learn about winemaking at Shaw & Smith.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Barker road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Murray Bridge to Mount Barker takes an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mount Barker

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Adelaide

— 2 nights
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Barker to Adelaide in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Apsley.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Apsley

— 1 night
Apsley is a small town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Leah Swamp Wildlife Reserve and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bringalbert.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Apsley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Apsley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Apsley due to the time zone difference. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Ballarat.

Things to do in Apsley

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Ballarat

— 2 nights

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the galleries of Sovereign Hill and then pause for some photo ops at Chinese Open Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballarat Wildlife Park, don't miss a visit to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, then take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wendouree.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ballarat trip planner.

Drive from Apsley to Ballarat in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.