22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Tenterfield
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Goondiwindi
— 1 night
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Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
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Gulargambone
— 1 night
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Coonabarabran
— 1 night
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Dubbo
— 1 night
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Lithgow
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 2 nights
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Forster
— 2 nights
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Port Macquarie
— 4 nights
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Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
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Yamba
— 3 nights

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Tenterfield

Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Tenterfield Railway Museum, then don't miss a visit to Historic Cork Tree, and then make a trip to Thunderbolt's Hideout.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tenterfield trip maker.

Brisbane to Tenterfield is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Goondiwindi.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Museums
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Tenterfield Railway Museum ©
Tenterfield Railway Museum
Historic Cork Tree ©
Historic Cork Tree
Thunderbolt's Hideout ©
Thunderbolt's Hideout

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Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi ©
→←Goondiwindi is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Customs House Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, then make a trip to Gunsynd The Goondiwindi Grey, and finally admire the natural beauty at Goondiwindi Botanic Gardens of the Western Woodlands.

Make your Goondiwindi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Tenterfield to Goondiwindi by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Goondiwindi

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Customs House Museum ©
Customs House Museum

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Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge is a town in north-western New South Wales, Australia, in Walgett Shire, near the southern border of Queensland, about six kilometres east of the Castlereagh Highway, and is served in commercial activities by the town of Walgett, some 75 km to the south. On the 21st (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Lightning Ridge Heritage Cottage Hospital Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at John Murray Art Gallery, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Artesian Baths, and finally step into the grandiose world of Amigos Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Lightning Ridge, browse the exhibits of Chambers of The Black Hand, and then get a new perspective on nature at Australian Opal Centre.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lightning Ridge trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Goondiwindi to Lightning Ridge takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gulargambone.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
Artesian Baths ©
Artesian Baths

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Gulargambone

Gulargambone ©
Gulargambone is a village in the central west plains of New South Wales, Australia, on the banks of the Castlereagh River, in Coonamble Shire. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): visit Two Eight Two Eight.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gulargambone trip simple and quick.

Drive from Lightning Ridge to Gulargambone in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gulargambone are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coonabarabran.
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Two Eight Two Eight ©
Two Eight Two Eight

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Coonabarabran

Coonabarabran ©
Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Warrumbungle National Park and then examine the collection at Crystal Kingdom Museum.

Plan trip to Coonabarabran with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Gulargambone to Coonabarabran by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Gulargambone in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coonabarabran: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Warrumbungle National Park ©
Warrumbungle National Park
Crystal Kingdom Museum ©
Crystal Kingdom Museum

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Dubbo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): pick up some local products at Dubbo Farmers Market, then steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, then make a trip to Western Plains Cultural Centre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Dubbo journey planner.

Drive from Coonabarabran to Dubbo in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Dubbo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lithgow.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre
Dubbo Farmers Market ©
Dubbo Farmers Market

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Lithgow

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 26th (Sun), Head underground at Glow Worm Tunnel and then take some stellar pictures from Hassan's Wall.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lithgow trip planner.

You can drive from Dubbo to Lithgow in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lithgow can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Lithgow

Nature · Parks
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Hassan's Wall ©
Hassan's Wall

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Sydney

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 27th (Mon), see the sky in a new way at Sydney Observatory, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then brush up on your military savvy at Anzac Memorial, and finally walk around Nielsen Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, walk around Hyde Park, admire the masterpieces at Customs House, then kick back and relax at Shelly Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at North Head Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lithgow to Sydney takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lithgow in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Forster.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Manly
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Anzac Memorial ©
Anzac Memorial
North Head Sanctuary ©
North Head Sanctuary

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Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at National Motorcycle Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Whitewashed Gallery, then experience rural life at Colin Wren Oysters, and finally explore the activities along Tuncurry Rock Pool. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Cattai Wetlands, get great views at Cape Hawke Lookout, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Green Cathedral.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Forster itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Sydney to Forster in 4 hours. In July in Forster, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Forster

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tuncurry, Whitewashed Gallery, National Motorcycle Museum, The Green Cathedral, Cattai Wetlands
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Tuncurry Rock Pool ©
Tuncurry Rock Pool
Cattai Wetlands ©
Cattai Wetlands
The Green Cathedral ©
The Green Cathedral

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Step out of the city life by going to Coastal walk and North Brother Mountain. Visit Trial Bay Gaol and Tacking Point Lighthouse for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to South West Rocks (Maritime Museum South West Rocks & Smoky Cape Lighthouse) and Queens Lake Walking Track (in Laurieton). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, don't miss a visit to The Big Axe, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Traveling by car from Forster to Port Macquarie takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Forster in July: highs in Port Macquarie hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Laurieton, The Big Axe
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol

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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.
Let the collections at Coffs Harbour Regional Museum and Theblackhole capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parque Nacional de Dorrigo and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Go for a jaunt from Coffs Harbour to Dorrigo to see Dangar Falls about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island, identify plant and animal life at Korora Lookout, take in the waterfront at The Boardwalk, and take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour itinerary planner.

Getting from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yamba.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dorrigo, The Boardwalk, Theblackhole
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

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Yamba

Yamba
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pippi Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Bundjalung National Park and Clarence River Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Yamba side-trips: Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Museum (in Evans Head), Iluka Rainforest Walking Track (in Iluka) and New Italy (in Woodburn). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated and view the masterpieces at Witzig Gallery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yamba tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Yamba takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Yamba are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Evans Head, Maclean, Iluka Rainforest Walking Track, New Italy
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Bundjalung National Park
Bundjalung National Park
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
New Italy ©
New Italy

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