35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
South West Rocks
— 2 nights
2
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
3
Glen Innes
— 5 nights
4
Inverell
— 1 night
5
Bingara
— 2 nights
6
Lightning Ridge
— 4 nights
7
Walgett
— 2 nights
8
Coonamble
— 1 night
9
Gilgandra
— 1 night
10
Wellington
— 1 night
11
Sofala
— 4 nights
12
Merriwa
— 2 nights
13
Tamworth
— 3 nights
14
Harrington
— 3 nights

2
nights
South West Rocks

South West Rocks ©
On the 31st (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, steep yourself in history at Trial Bay Gaol, and then visit a coastal fixture at Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Museum South West Rocks, don't miss a visit to German Monument, thentake some stellar pictures from Crescent Head Lookout, and finally take some stellar pictures from Rudder Park Historical Lookout.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the South West Rocks day trip planner.

Corlette to South West Rocks is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in South West Rocks are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kempsey
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Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Scuba & Snorkeling
Crescent Head Lookout ©
Crescent Head Lookout

3
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make a trip to The Big Banana Fun Park, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout, thenget great views at Forest Sky Pier, and finally don't miss a visit to Cunningham’s Big Bunch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): head off the coast to Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island, thensee majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thentake in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty, and finally make a trip to The Clog Barn.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour trip tool.

Traveling by car from South West Rocks to Coffs Harbour takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Glen Innes.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Glen Innes

Glen Innes ©
Glen Innes is a parish and town on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Explore Glen Innes' surroundings by going to Stanthorpe (Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Beer Tastings & Tours, &more), Girraween National Park (in Ballandean) and Tenterfield (Bald Rock National Park, Sir Henry Parkes School of Arts Museum, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Australian Standing Stones, get engrossed in the history at Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Gawura Gallery, and experience rural life at The Super Strawberry.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Glen Innes itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Glen Innes in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Inverell.

Things to do in Glen Innes

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tenterfield, Stanthorpe, Girraween National Park
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Girraween National Park ©
Girraween National Park
Beer Tastings & Tours
Bald Rock National Park ©
Bald Rock National Park

1
night
Inverell

Inverell ©
Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Inverell Pioneer Village, examine the collection at National Transport Museum, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Copeton Waters State Park, thentake in the exciting artwork at Inverell art gallery, and then stroll around Billabong Blue Sapphire Fossicking Park.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Inverell trip planner.

Drive from Glen Innes to Inverell in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bingara.

Things to do in Inverell

Museums Parks Spas
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National Transport Museum ©
National Transport Museum
Spas
Billabong Blue Sapphire Fossicking Park ©
Billabong Blue Sapphire Fossicking Park

2
nights
Bingara

Bingara ©
Bingara is a small town on the Gwydir River in Murchison County in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bingara travel planner.

Traveling by car from Inverell to Bingara takes an hour. In August in Bingara, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Bingara

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cranky Rock Nature Reserve
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Cranky Rock Nature Reserve ©
Cranky Rock Nature Reserve
Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk ©
Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk

4
nights
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. Lightning Ridge is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chambers of The Black Hand, get a new perspective on nature at Australian Opal Centre, examine the collection at Kangaroo Hill Complex, and contemplate the long history of Lightning Ridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lightning Ridge road trip website.

You can drive from Bingara to Lightning Ridge in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Walgett.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
Artesian Baths ©
Artesian Baths

2
nights
Walgett

Walgett ©
Walgett is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of Walgett Shire. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): play a few rounds at Grawin Opal Miners Sports and Recreation Club Ltd.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Walgett travel site.

Getting from Lightning Ridge to Walgett by car takes about an hour. You will leave for Coonamble on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Walgett

Golf Outdoors Wildlife
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1
night
Coonamble

Coonamble ©
Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, Australia. On the 18th (Tue), examine the collection at The Museum Under the Bridge, make a trip to Nickname Hall of Fame, and then view the masterpieces at Outback Arts Gallery.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Coonamble trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Walgett to Coonamble takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Coonamble can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gilgandra.

Things to do in Coonamble

Museums Shopping
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Outback Arts Gallery ©
Outback Arts Gallery

1
night
Gilgandra

Gilgandra
Gilgandra is a town located in the central west region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Gilgandra Rural Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gilgandra trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Coonamble to Gilgandra takes 1.5 hours. In August in Gilgandra, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Wellington on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Gilgandra

Museums
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1
night
Wellington

Wellington ©
Wellington is a town in inland New South Wales, Australia, located at the junction of the Macquarie and Bell Rivers. To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Wellington driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gilgandra to Wellington takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Sofala.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Cameron Park ©
Cameron Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
Sofala

Sofala ©
Sofala is a village in New South Wales, Australia, 255km north-west of Sydney, within Bathurst Regional Council. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sofala: Capertee (Turon National Park & Pearson's Lookout), Hill End (Golden Gully, History Hill, &more) and Rylstone (De Beaurepaire Wines & Ferntree Gully). There's lots more to do: stop by Lue Pottery, take in the dramatic natural features at Gardens of Stone National Park, and don't miss a visit to Turon Technology Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sofala trip planning website.

You can drive from Wellington to Sofala in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Merriwa.

Things to do in Sofala

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hill End, Capertee, Rylstone, Lue Pottery, Gardens of Stone National Park
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Turon National Park ©
Turon National Park
De Beaurepaire Wines ©
De Beaurepaire Wines
Lue Pottery ©
Lue Pottery

2
nights
Merriwa

Merriwa ©
Merriwa is a town located in the Upper Hunter Shire, in the far west of the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.The town is located on the Golden Highway, northwest of Sydney and about half way between Newcastle and Dubbo. On the 26th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rosemount Estate, stop by Two Rivers Wines, and then view the masterpieces at David Mahony Art Gallery. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Merriwa Colonial Museum & Historical Society and then admire all the interesting features of Bylong Valley Way.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Merriwa road trip website.

You can drive from Sofala to Merriwa in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Merriwa

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Denman, Bylong Valley Way, David Mahony Art Gallery
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David Mahony Art Gallery ©
David Mahony Art Gallery
Merriwa Colonial Museum & Historical Society ©
Two Rivers Wines ©
Two Rivers Wines

3
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Nundle (Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores & Hanging Rock Lookout). Next up on the itinerary: let little ones run wild at Tamworth Marsupial Park, examine the collection at Australasian Country Music Hands of Fame, stroll around Bicentennial Park, and admire the masterpieces at Tamworth Regional Gallery.

Plan my day in Tamworth using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Merriwa to Tamworth takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Harrington.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Nundle
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Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout
Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground

3
nights
Harrington

Harrington ©
Harrington is a small village located at the mouth of the Manning River in New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Harrington: Club Old Bar (in Old Bar) and Ellenborough Falls (in Elands). Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Saltwater National Park. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Harrington Breakwall and look for all kinds of wild species at Cattai Wetlands.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Harrington trip planner.

Drive from Tamworth to Harrington in 4 hours. Traveling from Tamworth in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Harrington. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harrington

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Old Bar, Boorganna Nature Reserve, Ellenborough Falls, Cattai Wetlands
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Ellenborough Falls ©
Ellenborough Falls
Cattai Wetlands ©
Cattai Wetlands
Boorganna Nature Reserve ©
Boorganna Nature Reserve

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