7 days in Australia Itinerary

7 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Drive
2
McLaren Vale
— 2 nights
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Drive to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Ferry to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Drive to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly to Adelaide International Airport, Drive to Port Willunga
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Port Willunga
— 1 night
Drive
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Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive

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Mount Gambier

— 1 night
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Gambier trip maker site.

Melbourne to Mount Gambier is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Melbourne to Mount Gambier, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January in Mount Gambier, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to McLaren Vale.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

McLaren Vale

— 2 nights
McLaren Vale is a small rural town in South Australia famous for producing world class red wine. On the 4th (Tue), step off the mainland to explore Granite Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Wirra Wirra Vineyards, then do a tasting at d'Arenberg, and then experience rural life at Beerenberg Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read McLaren Vale tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Mount Gambier to McLaren Vale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Gambier in January, expect McLaren Vale to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in McLaren Vale

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Kangaroo Island

— 1 night
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from McLaren Vale to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Willunga.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Port Willunga

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Jetty Pylons and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aldinga Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Port Willunga trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kangaroo Island to Port Willunga. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will leave for Port Fairy on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Port Willunga

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

Port Fairy

— 1 night
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Port Fairy day trip site.

Getting from Port Willunga to Port Fairy by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Port Willunga to Port Fairy due to the time zone difference. On the 9th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Port Fairy

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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.