11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Lorne
Drive
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cape Otway
Drive
4
Warrnambool
— 1 night
Drive
5
Mount Gambier
Drive
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Kingston SE
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strathalbyn
— 1 night
Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly to Adelaide, Foot to Adelaide
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Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly
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Melbourne
— 1 night

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Lorne

Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lorne Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kennet River Koala Walk.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lorne trip site.

Moorabbin to Lorne is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In November in Lorne, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Apollo Bay.
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Apollo Bay — 1 night

Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Apollo Bay trip app.

You can drive from Lorne to Apollo Bay in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cape Otway.
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Cape Otway

On the 9th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Ard Gorge.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape Otway online day trip planner.

Cape Otway is just a stone's throw from Apollo Bay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.
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Warrnambool — 1 night

Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Warrnambool trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cape Otway to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mount Gambier.
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Mount Gambier

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole and then explore the fascinating underground world of Princess Margaret Rose Caves.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mount Gambier trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Warrnambool to Mount Gambier by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Warrnambool to Mount Gambier, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Kingston SE.
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Kingston SE — 3 nights

Kingston SE is a town in the Australian state of South Australia located in the state's south-east coastline on the shores of Lacepede Bay. Step out of Kingston SE with an excursion to Petticoat Lane in Penola--about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Kingston Jetty, make a trip to The Big Lobster, and enjoy the sand and surf at The Granites.

Before you visit Kingston SE, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Mount Gambier to Kingston SE in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Strathalbyn.
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Strathalbyn — 1 night

Strathalbyn is a town in South Australia, in the Alexandrina Council. On the 14th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Bremerton Wines, do a tasting at Lake Breeze Wines, and then stroll through River Angas Walkway.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Strathalbyn journey planner.

Getting from Kingston SE to Strathalbyn by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In November in Strathalbyn, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kangaroo Island.
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Kangaroo Island — 2 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see Off-Road Tours and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Kangaroo Island Brewery.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Strathalbyn to Kangaroo Island with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 1 night

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 17th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, look for gifts at Unique Opal Mine Pty Ltd, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Melbourne.
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Melbourne — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Melbourne attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Melbourne is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in November, Melbourne is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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