14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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Lakes Entrance
— 2 nights
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Mallacoota
— 1 night
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Merimbula
— 1 night
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Wallaga Lake
— 1 night
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Narooma
— 1 night
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Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Oberon
— 1 night
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Canberra
— 1 night
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Beechworth
— 1 night
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Lakes Entrance

— 2 nights
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. On the 27th (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Mako Fishing Charters and then relax and rejuvenate at waSUP Yoga & Fitness. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Entrance Beach, view the masterpieces at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, then examine the collection at Krowathunkooloong Keeping Place, then view the masterpieces at East Gippsland Art Gallery, and finally get outside with Mitchell river walk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance online trip itinerary builder.

Melbourne to Lakes Entrance is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Lakes Entrance can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll set off for Mallacoota on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

Mallacoota

— 1 night
Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): head outdoors with Mallacoota Cruises and then head outdoors with Mallacoota Wilderness Houseboats. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Gabo Island Lighthouse, hike along Mallacoota Coastal Walks, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Hicks Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mallacoota online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Lakes Entrance to Mallacoota takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Merimbula.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

Merimbula

— 1 night
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. On the 31st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Main Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panboola Wetlands, then engage your brain at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pambula Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Merimbula road trip website.

You can drive from Mallacoota to Merimbula in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Wallaga Lake.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

Wallaga Lake

— 1 night
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wallaga Lake travel route planner.

You can drive from Merimbula to Wallaga Lake in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Wallaga Lake can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Narooma.

Things to do in Wallaga Lake

Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 1:

Narooma

— 1 night
Narooma is a town in the Australian state of New South Wales on the far south coast. On the 2nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Safety Bar Beach (South), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Pool, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Camel Rock.

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Narooma is very close to Wallaga Lake. January in Narooma sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Narooma

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

Jervis Bay

— 2 nights
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 3rd (Mon), head outdoors with Dolphin Watch Cruises, see the interesting displays at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Collingwood Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Blenheim Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hyams Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape St George Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jervis Bay trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Narooma to Jervis Bay in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:

Sydney

— 2 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
On the 4th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi to Coogee Walk, kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, then kick back and relax at Bronte Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see a show at Sydney Opera House, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, then hike along Manly Scenic Walkway, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Balmoral Beach, Mosman.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Jervis Bay to Sydney takes 3 hours. Traveling from Jervis Bay in January, Sydney is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Oberon.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

Oberon

— 1 night
Oberon is a town and local government area (see Oberon Shire) in the central tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Mayfield Garden, then stroll around The Oberon Common, then explore the fascinating underground world of Jenolan Caves, and finally explore the activities along Blue Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kanangra-Boyd National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Oberon itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Sydney to Oberon in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Oberon

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

Canberra

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): trek along ANZAC Parade Walk, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, learn about winemaking at Mount Majura Vineyard, then get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotter Reserve.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Canberra trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Oberon to Canberra in 3 hours. In January, daytime highs in Canberra are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Beechworth.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

Beechworth

— 1 night
A town that appeared during the gold rush in the 1850s, Beechworth is a well-preserved example of Victorian expansionism.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sambell Reserve and then steep yourself in history at Beechworth Post Office.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Beechworth trip planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Beechworth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Beechworth are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Beechworth

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.

Shoalhaven travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Stand-Up Paddleboarding · National Parks