16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Canberra
— 1 night
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Thredbo Village
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eden
— 1 night
Drive
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Merimbula
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tathra
— 1 night
Drive
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Bermagui
— 2 nights
Drive
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Narooma
— 3 nights
Drive
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Batemans Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Canberra

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Canberra

— 1 night

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Canberra travel itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Canberra. In January, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Thredbo Village on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Thredbo Village

— 3 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Thredbo Village side-trips: Jindabyne (Jindabyne Brewing, Nugget's Crossing Shopping Centre, &more) and Eucumbene Trout Farm (in Cooma).

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Thredbo Village travel route website.

You can drive from Canberra to Thredbo Village in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Canberra in January; daily highs in Thredbo Village reach 30°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Eden

— 1 night
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Killer Whale Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, then appreciate the history behind Shiralee Memorial Wall, and finally contemplate the long history of Ben Boyd Tower.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Eden attractions planner.

Getting from Thredbo Village to Eden by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Thredbo Village in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Eden, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Merimbula.

Things to do in Eden

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Merimbula

— 2 nights
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. On the 31st (Sun), get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain and then meet the residents at Merimbula Aquarium & Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Potoroo Palace, take an in-depth tour of Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, then stroll through Main Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Merimbula trip site.

Merimbula is just a short distance from Eden. In January, daytime highs in Merimbula are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tathra.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Tathra

— 1 night
Tathra is a seaside town on the Sapphire Coast found on the South Coast, New South Wales, Australia in Bega Valley Shire. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Sapphire Spa, identify plant and animal life at Tathra Beach, and then explore the activities along Kianinny Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tathra holiday planning tool.

Tathra is very close to Merimbula. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bermagui.

Things to do in Tathra

Parks · Spas · Wildlife · Nature
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Bermagui

— 2 nights
Bermagui is a small and vibrant coastal town that offers boutique services and attractions, many unique to this area.
On the 3rd (Wed), look for gifts at Bermagui Fishermen's Wharf, then stroll through Blue Pool, and then kick back and relax at Camel Rock. On the next day, tee off at Bermagui Country Club and then take in the waterfront activity at Bermagui Harbour Marina.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bermagui, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tathra to Bermagui takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Narooma.

Things to do in Bermagui

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Golf

Narooma

— 3 nights
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. Narooma is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with Underwater Safaris, stop by Abc Cheese Factory Central Tilba, step off the mainland to explore Montague Island, and stroll through Safety Bar Beach (South).

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Narooma day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bermagui to Narooma in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Narooma

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Batemans Bay

— 2 nights
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Why Knot Chinese Massage, get to know the resident critters at Birdland Animal Park, and then play a few rounds at Catalina Country Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Mogo Wildlife Park, look for gifts at The Mogo Lolly Shop, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pebbly Beach.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Batemans Bay driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Narooma to Batemans Bay takes an hour. February in Batemans Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Canberra

The Bush Capital

Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Australian Academy of Science.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Canberra driving holiday tool.

Drive from Batemans Bay to Canberra in 2 hours. Traveling from Batemans Bay in February, Canberra is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C.

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.