8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Drive
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Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive
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Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly

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Wilsons Promontory National Park

Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Wilsons Promontory National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Wilsons Promontory National Park holiday planning site.

Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and car. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Melbourne.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): browse the different shops at Southgate Melbourne and then wander the streets of Degraves Street. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and finally stop by Minotaur Entertainment Melbourne.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Melbourne trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and train. In June, daytime highs in Melbourne are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Torquay.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

1
night
Torquay

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 6th (Thu): get great views at Point Danger Lookout and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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

Getting from Melbourne to Torquay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June in Torquay, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Torquay

Spas
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Portland

Portland is a city in Victoria, Australia, and is the oldest European settlement in the state. For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Torquay to Portland takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Torquay to Portland is minus 0.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Portland are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, wander the streets of Rundle Mall, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Adelaide travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Adelaide sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.

Greater Adelaide travel guide

4.3
Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens · Flea Markets
Stylish, easygoing, and above all picturesque, Greater Adelaide complements the equally attractive Adelaide city center. You'll find forested knolls, sandy beaches, and tree-lined neighborhoods here. Cultural development is strong, giving Greater Adelaide a cosmopolitan, refined charm.