34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Launceston
— 2 nights
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Devonport
— 4 nights
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Melbourne
— 3 nights
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Ballarat
— 3 nights
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Kyneton
— 2 nights
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Bendigo
— 3 nights
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Mildura
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
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Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
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Warrnambool
— 3 nights
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Melbourne
— 1 night
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Sale
— 1 night
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Lakes Entrance
— 2 nights
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Buchan
— 1 night
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Launceston

The Heart of Tasmania

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore Launceston's surroundings by going to Low Head (Low Head Penguin Tours & The Low Head Lighthouse) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, contemplate the long history of Duck Reach Power Station, sample some tasty brews at Prestige Tours Tasmania, and browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip builder app.

Sydney to Launceston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Launceston to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Devonport.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

4
nights
Devonport

Looking out across the Bass Strait towards Melbourne, Devonport stands out against a backdrop of rolling hills, pastures, and coastal bluffs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Devonport: Gunns Plains Caves (in Gunns Plains), Sheffield (Redwater Creek Steam and Heritage Society & Mosaic Pathway) and Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Marion's Lookout Walk, Dove Lake Circuit, &more). It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Tasmania’s Town of Murals and make a trip to Simon Martin Whips & Leathercraft.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Devonport road trip planning app.

Getting from Launceston to Devonport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Devonport, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Devonport

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

3
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Dedicate the 20th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Melbourne holiday planning tool.

Getting from Devonport to Melbourne by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Devonport in March, with highs in Melbourne at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Parks · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

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Ballarat

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Get out of town with these interesting Ballarat side-trips: Daylesford (Daylesford Wine Tours & Stony Creek Gallery) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Ballarat Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, and appreciate the history behind Chinese Open Monument.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ballarat online tour planner.

Drive from Melbourne to Ballarat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Ballarat are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kyneton.

Things to do in Ballarat

Scenic Drive · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
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Kyneton

Kyneton is a town in the Macedon Ranges region of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Blackhill Reserve, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then trek along Lerderderg Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Works of Art, learn about winemaking at Zig Zag Road Wines, see the interesting displays at Rod Hadfields Hot Rod Museum, learn about winemaking at Curly Flat, then sample the tasty concoctions at Holgate Brewhouse, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anglican Parish of Woodend.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kyneton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Kyneton takes 1.5 hours. March in Kyneton sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bendigo.

Things to do in Kyneton

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

3
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Bendigo

The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bendigo: Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk (in Seymour), The Great Aussie Beer Shed (in Echuca) and Castlemaine (Castlemaine Botanical Gardens & Castlemaine-Maldon Railside Trail). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rosalind Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Henry of Harcourt, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and admire the landmark architecture of Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bendigo using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyneton to Bendigo takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mildura.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

1
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Mildura

The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): do a tasting at Sunraysia Cellar Door, then see Off-Road Tours, and then learn about all things military at RAAF Memorial & Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mildura online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Mildura takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Mildura are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Mildura

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your trip

4
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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Step out of Adelaide with an excursion to The Cedars in Hahndorf--about 30 minutes away. Dedicate the 1st (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, don't miss a visit to National War Memorial, Adelaide, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip app.

You can fly from Mildura to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mildura to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mildura in March: highs in Adelaide hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

3
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Mount Gambier

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Venture out of the city with trips to Robe Beach (in Robe), Petticoat Lane (in Penola) and Naracoorte Caves National Park (in Naracoorte). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, awaken your taste buds at Mount & Vine Tourism, and learn about winemaking at Balnaves of Coonawarra.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Mount Gambier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Mount Gambier is little chillier than Adelaide - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

3
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Warrnambool

Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (Port Campbell National Park, Twelve Apostles, &more). There's more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Islands and look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool day trip planner.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

1
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Australian Print Workshop, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally make a trip to Flinders Street Station.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Melbourne in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sale.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

1
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Sale

Set sail from Sale to explore the entire Gippsland Lakes and their invigorating fresh air and outdoor activities before heading back to the Port of Sale for the café culture of a major regional hub.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Gippsland Art Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Sale Common Nature Conservation Reserve, and finally snap pictures at La Trobe Swing Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Sale road trip planning website.

Getting from Melbourne to Sale by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Sale, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Sale

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. On the 12th (Mon), make a trip to Mitchell River Silt Jetties, enjoy the sand and surf at Lakes Entrance Beach, and then walk around Lakes Entrance Apex Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Gippsland Lakes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Lakes Entrance journey builder site.

You can drive from Sale to Lakes Entrance in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Buchan.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

1
night
Buchan

Buchan is a town in the east Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Buchan trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Lakes Entrance to Buchan by car takes about an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Buchan

Parks · Nature

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.