10 days in Australia Itinerary

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Canberra
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Geelong
— 3 nights
Drive
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Torquay
Drive
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Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Warrnambool
Drive
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Hamilton
Drive
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Ararat
Drive
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Ballarat
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bendigo
— 1 night
Drive
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Canberra

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Canberra. In November, daytime highs in Canberra are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to Geelong.
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Geelong — 3 nights

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Your day by day itinerary now includes Geelong Bollard Trail Walk, Portarlington Pier, Rip View Lookout, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Fri), take in the waterfront at Portarlington Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Cunningham Pier, then stop by The Amazing Mill Markets, and then make a trip to Fyansford Silo Art.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Geelong trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Canberra to Geelong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Canberra in November, plan for little chillier days in Geelong, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Torquay.
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Nightlife · Shopping
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bells Beach as well as Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): learn something new at Great Ocean Road Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, enjoy the sand and surf at Bells Beach, and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Torquay trip planner.

Torquay is very close to Geelong. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Apollo Bay.
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Outdoors · Classes · Scenic Drive · Parks
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Apollo Bay — 1 night

Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 14th (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Cape Otway Lightstation and then take some stellar pictures from Cape Otway Light Station Lookout.

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Traveling by car from Torquay to Apollo Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Port Campbell.
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Historic Sites
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Port Campbell — 2 nights

Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. You've added Port Campbell Scenic Lookout, Mutton Bird Lookout, The Razorback, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Tue), get great views at Twelve Apostles, make a trip to The Grotto, and then explore the striking landscape at London Bridge. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gibsons Steps, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, then go for a walk through Mutton Bird Lookout, and finally make a trip to Port Campbell Scenic Lookout.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Campbell road trip planner.

Drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Warrnambool.
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Warrnambool

Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bay of Islands as well as Bay of Martyrs. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Martyrs, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Islands, and then admire the striking features of Warrnambool Breakwater.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Warrnambool travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Port Campbell to Warrnambool takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hamilton.
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Hamilton

Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway. For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamilton online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Warrnambool to Hamilton in 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Ararat.
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Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Ararat

Ararat is a city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 198km west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ararat trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Hamilton to Ararat in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Ballarat on the 17th (Thu).
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Wineries · Parks · Nature · Museums

Ballarat — 2 nights

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
You've now added Kryal Castle to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ballarat driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ararat to Ballarat takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Bendigo.
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Side Trip

Bendigo — 1 night

The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Garfield Water Wheel as well as Old Castlemaine Gaol. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Castlemaine Gaol and then make a trip to Garfield Water Wheel.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bendigo online travel route planner.

Getting from Ballarat to Bendigo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Canberra.
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Canberra

The Bush Capital

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You can fly from Bendigo to Canberra in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You will leave for home on the 20th (Sun).
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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