15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2 h
1
Summerlands
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Hordern Vale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
4
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Summerlands

Summerlands ©
Head to Summerlands on Philip Island for the chance to see thousands of penguins waddling along the coastline.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Wildlife Park, do a tasting at Phillip Island Vineyard & Winery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Phillip Island Nature Parks - Penguin Parade. Here are some ideas for day two: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, head off the coast to Churchill Island, then get in on the family fun at A Maze 'N Things, then head off the coast to Phillip Island Nature Parks - Koala Conservation Centre, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Nobbies Centre.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Summerlands holiday planner.

Melbourne to Summerlands is an approximately 2-hour car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a combination of to Hordern Vale.

Things to do in Summerlands

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cowes, Churchill Island, Phillip Island Winery
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Penguin Parade ©
Penguin Parade
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park

2
nights
Hordern Vale

Hordern Vale ©
On the 13th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Otway Fly Treetop Adventures and then explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Twelve Apostles and then make a trip to Cape Otway Lightstation.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hordern Vale travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of from Summerlands to Hordern Vale takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hordern Vale

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Twelve Apostles, Cape Otway Lightstation
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Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Cape Otway Lightstation ©
Cape Otway Lightstation

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gray Line Melbourne Day Tours, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium. Escape the urban bustle at St. Kilda Beach and Yarra River. Get some historical perspective at Old Melbourne Gaol and Scots' Church. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Melbourne tour planner.

You can drive from Hordern Vale to Melbourne in 4 hours. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Kilda Beach
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SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Old Melbourne Gaol ©
Old Melbourne Gaol

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Get some historical perspective at The Rocks and Government House. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Clovelly. There's still lots to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip generator.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Melbourne to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in March since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bondi to Coogee Walk, Shelly Beach
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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