17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive
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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive
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Wollemi National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mudgee
— 1 night
Drive
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Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive
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Cowra
— 1 night
Drive
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Orange
— Few hours
Drive
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Lithgow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Katoomba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Royal National Park
— Few hours
Drive
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Kiama
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ulladulla
— Few hours
Drive
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Mollymook
— 3 nights
Drive
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Batemans Bay
— Few hours
Drive
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Merimbula
— 2 nights
Fly
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Brisbane
— Few hours

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brisbane itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Brisbane. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Brisbane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

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Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dangar Falls, Wollomombi Falls and Ebor Falls. On the 25th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Dangar Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Ebor Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wollomombi Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour online itinerary planner.

Getting from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wollemi National Park.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Dangar Falls ©
Waterfall
Dangar Falls
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Wollomombi Falls ©
Waterfall
Wollomombi Falls
4.4
Ebor Falls ©
Waterfall
Ebor Falls
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Wollemi National Park

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get all the equipment you need at Southern Cross Kayaking.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wollemi National Park online travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Coffs Harbour to Wollemi National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in December, you will find days in Wollemi National Park are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mudgee.

Things to do in Wollemi National Park

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Southern Cross Kayaking ©
Kayaking / Canoeing
Southern Cross Kayaking
5.0

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Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
For more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Mudgee trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Wollemi National Park to Mudgee with the Route module. Traveling from Wollemi National Park in December, Mudgee is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dubbo.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard ©
Winery / Vineyard
Robert Stein Winery & Vineyard
4.1
Burnbrae Wines ©
Winery / Vineyard
Burnbrae Wines
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Dubbo

Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubbo trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Mudgee to Dubbo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cowra.

Things to do in Dubbo

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

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Cowra

Cowra is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Cowra Prisoner of War Camp.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cowra trip site.

Traveling by car from Dubbo to Cowra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orange.
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:

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Orange

Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Orange trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cowra to Orange in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Orange, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lithgow.

Things to do in Orange

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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Lithgow

Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area. On the 30th (Wed), get great views at Sunset Rock Lookout. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Mayfield Garden, and then explore the activities along Lake Wallace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lithgow trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Orange to Lithgow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Lithgow

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your trip
Lake Wallace ©
Water Body
Lake Wallace
4.5

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Katoomba

Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Gallery Blackheath. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Everglades Historic House and Gardens, admire the sheer force of Wentworth Falls Lookout, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Katoomba travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lithgow to Katoomba in an hour. Another option is to drive. In January, daytime highs in Katoomba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Royal National Park.

Things to do in Katoomba

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
The Three Sisters ©
World heritage site
The Three Sisters
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Royal National Park

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Royal National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Katoomba to Royal National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Royal National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Kiama.

Things to do in Royal National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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Kiama

The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kiama online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Royal National Park to Kiama takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ulladulla.

Things to do in Kiama

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
Kiama Blowhole ©
Geologic Formation
Kiama Blowhole
4.3
Kiama Harbour ©
Water Body
Kiama Harbour
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Ulladulla

Ulladulla is a coastal town in New South Wales, Australia in the City of Shoalhaven local government area. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): make a trip to Warden Head Light.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ulladulla trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Kiama to Ulladulla by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mollymook.
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Warden Head Light ©
Landmark
Warden Head Light
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Mollymook

Mollymook is located on the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia approximately three hours' drive south of Sydney within the City of Shoalhaven local government area. Mollymook is known for nightlife, breweries & distilleries, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: zoom along the surf with Walking on Water & Ulladulla Surf School, enjoy the sand and surf at Narrawallee Beach, learn insider's secrets on Wine Knot Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manyana Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mollymook trip itinerary planning app.

Mollymook is very close to Ulladulla. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Batemans Bay.

Things to do in Mollymook

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Wine Knot Tours ©
Distillery Tour
Wine Knot Tours
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Batemans Bay

A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Batemans Bay sightseeing planner.

Drive from Mollymook to Batemans Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Merimbula.

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

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Merimbula

Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain, then take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk, then take an in-depth tour of Bega Cheese Heritage Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Beach.

Plan a Merimbula trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Batemans Bay to Merimbula in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Batemans Bay in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Merimbula: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Merimbula

Wildlife · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:
Highlights from your trip
Tathra Beach ©
Wildlife Area
Tathra Beach
4.8
The Merimbula Boardwalk ©
Pier / Boardwalk
The Merimbula Boardwalk
4.8
Magic Mountain ©
Theme Park
Magic Mountain
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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

On the 10th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane.

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Traveling by flight from Merimbula to Brisbane takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Merimbula in January, expect Brisbane to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:

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