17 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

17 days in Australian Alps Itinerary

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Wangaratta
— 2 nights
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Bright
— 5 nights
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Falls Creek
— 2 nights
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Tumbarumba
— 1 night
5
Canberra
— 6 nights

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Wangaratta

Wangaratta ©
Wangaratta is a cathedral city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, approximately 250km from Melbourne along the Hume Highway. Get out of town with these interesting Wangaratta side-trips: Beechworth (Beechworth Honey, Beechworth Post Office, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Brown Brothers Winery, trek along Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at King George V Gardens, and make a trip to Muse Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wangaratta attractions app.

Sydney to Wangaratta is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In September, Wangaratta is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bright.

Things to do in Wangaratta

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Beechworth, Milawa
Highlights from your plan
Woolshed Waterfalls ©
Woolshed Waterfalls
Beechworth Honey ©
Beechworth Honey
Brown Brothers Winery ©
Brown Brothers Winery

5
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Bright

Bright ©
Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Explore Bright's surroundings by going to Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board (in Mount Hotham), Bogong Horseback Adventures (in Tawonga) and Michelini Wines (in Myrtleford). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Canyon Walk, let the kids burn off some steam at Howitt Park, shake up your sightseeing with Bright Adventure Company, and walk around Mystic Mountain Bike Park.

Plan trip to Bright with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Wangaratta to Bright in 1.5 hours. September in Bright sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Falls Creek.

Things to do in Bright

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Tawonga South, Mount Beauty Bike Tracks, Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board, Ladies Bath Falls, Bogong Horseback Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Walk ©
Canyon Walk
Bogong Horseback Adventures ©
Bogong Horseback Adventures
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board ©

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Falls Creek

Falls Creek ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Falls Creek Cross Country, then see the interesting displays at Falls Creek Museum, then fly down the slopes at Falls Creek Alpine Resort, and finally hit the slopes at Falls Creek Ski Lifts. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bogong and then admire the sheer force of Fainter Falls.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Falls Creek tour planning site.

Getting from Bright to Falls Creek by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tumbarumba.

Things to do in Falls Creek

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fainter Falls, Mount Bogong
Highlights from your plan
Falls Creek Alpine Resort ©
Falls Creek Alpine Resort
Falls Creek Cross Country
Falls Creek Cross Country
Fainter Falls ©
Fainter Falls

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Tumbarumba

Tumbarumba ©
Tumbarumba is a small town in New South Wales, Australia, about 480km southwest of the state capital, Sydney. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Pioneer Women’s Hut, then learn about winemaking at Courabyra Wines, and then stroll through Mountain Ash Trails.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tumbarumba route planning tool.

You can drive from Falls Creek to Tumbarumba in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Tumbarumba

Wineries · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Courabyra Wines ©
Courabyra Wines
Mountain Ash Trails ©
Mountain Ash Trails
Pioneer Women’s Hut ©
Pioneer Women’s Hut

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Canberra

Canberra ©
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.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, engage your brain at Questacon, admire the striking features of Parliament of Australia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tumbarumba to Canberra takes 3 hours. In September in Canberra, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Floriade ©
Floriade
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia