17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cowes
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Venus Bay
— 1 night
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Tarra Valley
— 1 night
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Metung
— 1 night
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Cape Conran
— 1 night
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Pambula Beach
— 2 nights
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Bodalla
— 1 night
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Lake Conjola
— 1 night
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Jervis Bay
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Bega
— 1 night
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Thredbo Village
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Tallangatta
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Tawonga South
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Whitfield
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Eildon
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Cowes

— 1 night
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cowes Night Market as well as The Nobbies. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get outside with The Nobbies and then look for gifts at Cowes Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): stroll around Pearl Park and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Liptrap Lighthouse.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cowes attractions planner.

Melbourne to Cowes is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Cowes are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venus Bay.

Things to do in Cowes

Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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Venus Bay

— 1 night
Venus Bay is a wide bay and a township on that bay on the east coast of Victoria, Australia. You've now added Beach No 2 to your itinerary.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venus Bay day trip planning app.

Getting from Cowes to Venus Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tarra Valley.

Things to do in Venus Bay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Tarra Valley

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Port Welshpool Long Jetty, Cyathea Falls and Agnes Falls. On the 24th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Agnes Falls and then admire the sheer force of Cyathea Falls.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tarra Valley travel site.

Traveling by car from Venus Bay to Tarra Valley takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in November, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Metung.

Things to do in Tarra Valley

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Metung

— 1 night
Metung is a town in East Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. On the 25th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Nicholson River Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Church, and then stroll through Raymond Island.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Metung tour planner.

Traveling by car from Tarra Valley to Metung takes 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Metung are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cape Conran.

Things to do in Metung

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Wineries

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Cape Conran

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salmon Rocks. On the 26th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Rocks and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snowy River Marlo.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cape Conran trip planner.

Drive from Metung to Cape Conran in 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Pambula Beach.

Things to do in Cape Conran

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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Pambula Beach

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Merimbula Boardwalk as well as Pambula Beach. When in Pambula Beach, make a side trip to see Bodalla Forest Rest Area in Bodalla, approximately Bodalla away.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Pambula Beach online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cape Conran to Pambula Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November in Pambula Beach, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bodalla.

Things to do in Pambula Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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Bodalla

— 1 night
Bodalla is a small town on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia, and located in the local government area of Eurobodalla Shire. To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bodalla trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Pambula Beach to Bodalla by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lake Conjola.

Things to do in Bodalla

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Lake Conjola

— 1 night
For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lake Conjola trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bodalla to Lake Conjola in 2 hours. November in Lake Conjola sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Lake Conjola

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Jervis Bay

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Conjola National Park and then explore the striking landscape of Jervis Bay National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Jervis Bay online travel route planner.

You can drive from Lake Conjola to Jervis Bay in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Jervis Bay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Bega.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Bega

— 1 night
Bega is a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Corrective Services NSW Museum and then explore the activities along Lake Jindabyne.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bega online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Jervis Bay to Bega by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Jervis Bay in December, you will find days in Bega are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Bega

Nature · Parks · Museums

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Thredbo Village

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll through Thredbo Alpine Village and then sample the fine beverages at Wildbrumby Thredbo Valley Distillery.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Thredbo Village journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Bega to Thredbo Village takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bega in December since evenings lows in Thredbo Village dip to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tallangatta.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Tallangatta

— 1 night
Tallangatta is a town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): cruise along Bethanga/Kurrajong Gap and then take some stellar pictures from Tallangatta Lookout.

Plan a trip to Tallangatta easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Thredbo Village to Tallangatta by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Thredbo Village in December; daily highs in Tallangatta reach 35°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tawonga South.

Things to do in Tallangatta

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Tawonga South

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Fainter Falls and then sample the tasty concoctions at Sweetwater Brewing Company.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tawonga South trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Tallangatta to Tawonga South by car takes about an hour. December in Tawonga South sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Whitfield.

Things to do in Tawonga South

Nature · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

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Whitfield

— 1 night
Whitfield is an agricultural township in the King Valley in north-eastern Victoria.OverviewThe township is immediately west of the flood-prone King River and has State Forest to its west and east. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Cathedral Range State Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Snobs Creek Falls.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Whitfield driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tawonga South to Whitfield takes 2 hours. Traveling from Tawonga South in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Whitfield. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Eildon.

Things to do in Whitfield

Nature · Parks

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Eildon

— 1 night
Eildon is a town in Victoria, Australia. You've now added Tahbilk to your itinerary. On the 7th (Tue), do a tasting at Tahbilk.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Eildon day trip website.

Traveling by car from Whitfield to Eildon takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Whitfield in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Eildon, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Eildon

Wineries

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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.

Eurobodalla travel guide

4.3
Zoos · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gift & Specialty Shops

Kosciuszko National Park travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Mountains · Hiking Trails

Mount Beauty travel guide

4.5
Breweries · Waterfalls · Lookouts
Mount Beauty is a small town in north-eastern Victoria, Australia. The town lies alongside the Kiewa River, at the junction of the Kiewa Valley Highway and Bogong High Plains Road in the Alpine Shire local government area.HistoryThe town was originally established by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria to house construction workers from the Kiewa Hydroelectric Scheme in 1949, passing to the control of the local shire council in 1967 after construction was completed.Post Offices opened at Tawonga South (to the north) on 15 April 1943 and at Mount Beauty on 17 February 1947. Post Offices known as No 2 Camp, No 4 Camp, and No 5 Camp, Mount Beauty were open in the 1949-1953 period.AttractionsThe climate of Mount Beauty is truly seasonal, with chilling winters, cool wet springs, scorching summers and colourful autumns. Each season has its own attractions, including skiing, bushwalking, horse riding, gliding, bike riding (mountain and road) as well as fishing (river and lake). Mount Beauty has its own annual music festival, mountain bike competition and regular weekend markets on the first Saturday of each month. There are also many four wheel drive tracks in the local area.The town is a launching point for trips to the Falls Creek ski resort, and to the Bogong High Plains. To this end there are several ski hire shops, eateries, and a bus company doing daily trips to and from the resort at Falls Creek, 32 km distant.

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