20 days in Victoria & Western Australia Itinerary

20 days in Victoria & Western Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Victoria & Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  24 h
1
Melbourne
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cowes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Altona
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
4
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: Dusseldorf

6
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Melbourne Zoo and Old Melbourne Gaol. Change things up with a short trip to Werribee Open Range Zoo in Werribee (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck, and stroll around Fitzroy Gardens.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Melbourne, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in Februar: high temperatures in Melbourne hover around 32°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cowes.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

3
nights
Cowes

Cowes ©
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Kids will enjoy The Nobbies Centre and Cowes Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kitty Miller Bay, do a tasting at Phillip Island Winery, stroll through Red Rock Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cowes online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Cowes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Februar in Cowes sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Altona.

Things to do in Cowes

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor, Phillip Island, Newhaven, The Nobbies Centre, Rhyll Trout and Bush Tucker Farm
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The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
A Maze'N Things ©
A Maze'N Things
Cowes Beach ©
Cowes Beach

1
night
Altona

Altona ©
Weaver Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Altona Homestead, then let little ones run wild at Logan Reserve, then walk around Weaver Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Altona Beach.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Altona trip website.

Traveling by car from Cowes to Altona takes 2.5 hours. In Februar, daily temperatures in Altona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Altona

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Weaver Reserve ©
Weaver Reserve
Altona Beach ©
Altona Beach
Logan Reserve ©
Logan Reserve

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Greens Pool and Little Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Goode Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Point King Lighthouse, and kick back and relax at Misery Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Altona to Albany. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Altona to Albany due to the time zone difference. In Februar, daytime highs in Albany are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cosy Corner Beach, Greens Pool, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Bring the kids along to Adventure World and Cottesloe Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & The Shipwreck Galleries) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Perth vacation planner.

You can fly from Albany to Perth in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Albany in Februar; daily highs in Perth reach 38°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Adventure World
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Adventure World ©
Adventure World
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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