20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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Torquay
— 1 night
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Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
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Robe
— 1 night
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Rapid Bay
— 2 nights
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Hahndorf
— 2 nights
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Coffin Bay
— 4 nights
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Streaky Bay
— 3 nights
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Bairds Bay
— 3 nights

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Torquay

— 1 night
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Split Point Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach. Keep things going the next day: cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Torquay trip planner.

Melbourne to Torquay is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Mount Gambier

— 2 nights
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
You've now added The Blue Lake to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole and then explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mount Gambier online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Mount Gambier takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Torquay to Mount Gambier due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Mount Gambier can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Robe.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature

Robe

— 1 night
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Robe trip builder site.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Robe by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Rapid Bay.

Things to do in Robe

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Rapid Bay

— 2 nights
Rapid Bay is the name of both a locality including a small seaside town and a small bay on the west coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia. On the 6th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Deep Creek Conservation Park and then stroll through Blowhole Beach.

Plan my trip to Rapid Bay with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Robe to Rapid Bay in 5 hours. September in Rapid Bay sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hahndorf.

Things to do in Rapid Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hahndorf

— 2 nights
Hahndorf is a small town in the Adelaide Hills region of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): experience rural life at Beerenberg Farm, get great views at Mount Lofty Summit, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Gorge Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hahndorf journey planner.

Drive from Rapid Bay to Hahndorf in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Hahndorf

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Augusta

— 1 night
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Augusta trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Hahndorf to Port Augusta by car takes about 4 hours. September in Port Augusta sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coffin Bay.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Coffin Bay

— 4 nights
Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Coffin Bay National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coffin Bay driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Port Augusta to Coffin Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for Streaky Bay on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Coffin Bay

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Streaky Bay

— 3 nights
Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Streaky Bay: The Australian Farmer (in Wudinna) and Pildappa Rock (in Minnipa). There's lots more to do: walk around Islands Caravan Park, get outside with Murphys Haystacks, identify plant and animal life at Point Labatt, and take in the dramatic natural features at Whistling Rocks and the Blowholes.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Streaky Bay visit planner.

Traveling by car from Coffin Bay to Streaky Bay takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bairds Bay.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Bairds Bay

— 3 nights
Step out of Bairds Bay with an excursion to Woolshed Cave in Venus Bay--about 56 minutes away.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bairds Bay trip planner.

You can drive from Streaky Bay to Bairds Bay in an hour. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bairds Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.7
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.

Adelaide Hills travel guide

4.3
Wildlife Areas · Wineries & Vineyards · Gift & Specialty Shops