20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel route planner

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Tathra
— 3 nights
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Lakes Entrance
— 3 nights
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Badger Creek
— 3 nights
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Daylesford
— 4 nights
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Beechworth
— 6 nights
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Tathra

— 3 nights
Tathra is a seaside town on the Sapphire Coast found on the South Coast, New South Wales, Australia in Bega Valley Shire. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bega Cheese Heritage Centre and Bega Pioneer Museum. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Blue Pool will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Tathra side-trips: Narooma (Quota Park & Bar Rock Lookout and Australia Rock) and Camel Rock (in Bermagui). The adventure continues: stroll through Tathra Beach and take in nature's colorful creations at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tathra road trip planner.

Penrith to Tathra is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Penrith in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tathra: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Tathra

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lakes Entrance

— 3 nights
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display and Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place. Get in touch with nature at Lakes Entrance Beach and Raymond Island. When in Lakes Entrance, make a side trip to see St Mary's Catholic Church in Bairnsdale, approximately Bairnsdale away. Next up on the itinerary: try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop, take in panoramic vistas at Myer Street Jetty, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and get your game on at Lakes Entrance Mini Golf and Trampolines.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Tathra to Lakes Entrance in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Badger Creek.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Badger Creek

— 3 nights
Badger Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia, 53 km north-east from Melbourne's central business district. Get some cultural insight at Warburton Waterwheel and Rochford Wines Yarra Valley. Take a break from the city and head to Warburton Rainforest Gallery and Redwood Forest. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Blue Lotus Water Garden, head outdoors with Mount Donna Buang, do a tasting at Dominique Portet Winery, and experience rural life at Rayner's Orchard.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Badger Creek trip planner.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Badger Creek in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Badger Creek can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Daylesford.

Things to do in Badger Creek

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Daylesford

— 4 nights
Known for its natural spring mineral spas, Daylesford is a rejuvenating spot to take the waters and sample local wine.
Main Street and St Augustine's Church will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Daylesford and Hanging Rock Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Daylesford: Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum (in Chewton), Gisborne Peak Winery (in Gisborne) and Buda Historic Home and Garden (in Castlemaine). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, admire the natural beauty at Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, view the masterpieces at Stony Creek Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Works of Art.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Daylesford trip builder tool.

You can drive from Badger Creek to Daylesford in 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Daylesford are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Beechworth.

Things to do in Daylesford

Parks · Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beechworth

— 6 nights
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
Step out of the city life by going to Woolshed Waterfalls and Thompson Beach. Appreciate the collections at Beechworth Historic Courthouse and Burke Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Beechworth: Katamatite Garlic (in Katamatite), Canyon Walk (in Bright) and Chrismont (in Cheshunt). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Beechworth Public Cemetery, look for gifts at Beechworth Honey, steep yourself in history at Old Beechworth Gaol, and cool off at Yarrawonga Foreshore.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Beechworth trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Daylesford to Beechworth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Beechworth when traveling from Daylesford in April, with lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Beechworth

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.