54 days in Australia Itinerary

54 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
2
Tweed Heads
— 3 nights
3
Maroochydore
— 4 nights
4
Dalby
— 1 night
5
Roma
— 2 nights
6
Carnarvon National Park
— 7 nights
7
Emerald
— 2 nights
8
Barcaldine
— 2 nights
9
Longreach
— 3 nights
10
Winton
— 3 nights
11
Barcaldine
— 1 night
12
Blackall
— 3 nights
13
Charleville
— 2 nights
14
Cunnamulla
— 1 night
15
Bourke
— 3 nights
16
Cobar
— 3 nights
17
Hillston
— 2 nights
18
Griffith
— 3 nights
19
Tocumwal
— 3 nights
20
Bendigo
— 3 nights

2
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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout, thenget great views at Forest Sky Pier, thenpause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, step off the mainland to explore Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island, and then make a trip to The Clog Barn.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour trip itinerary planning app.

Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tweed Heads.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

3
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Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Fingal Head Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): walk around Chris Cunningham Park, thenhead outdoors with Watersports Guru, thenidentify plant and animal life at Tropical Fruit World, and finally get your game on at Epic Skate Rink.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tweed Heads tour planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Tweed Heads takes 3.5 hours. In July in Tweed Heads, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Maroochydore.

Things to do in Tweed Heads

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kingscliff, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Mount Warning
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Maroochydore

Maroochydore ©
Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Explore Maroochydore's surroundings by going to Australia Zoo (in Beerwah), The Original Eumundi Markets (in Eumundi) and Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroochydore Beach, have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations, and buy something for everyone on your list at Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maroochydore trip builder.

You can drive from Tweed Heads to Maroochydore in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dalby.

Things to do in Maroochydore

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny, Caloundra Lighthouses, Buderim Lions Park, Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast ©
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

1
night
Dalby

Dalby ©
Dalby is a town and locality in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): browse the collection at Dalby Library and then get engrossed in the history at Dalby Pioneer Park Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dalby holiday planner.

You can drive from Maroochydore to Dalby in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Maroochydore in July, plan for little chillier nights in Dalby, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Roma.

Things to do in Dalby

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
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Dalby Pioneer Park Museum ©
Dalby Pioneer Park Museum

2
nights
Roma

Roma ©
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Big Rig, appreciate the extensive heritage of Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma, thendon't miss a visit to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree, and finally learn about winemaking at Romavilla Winery.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Roma trip planner.

Drive from Dalby to Roma in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carnarvon National Park.

Things to do in Roma

Wineries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma ©
St Paul's Anglican Church Roma
The Big Rig ©
The Big Rig

7
nights
Carnarvon National Park

Carnarvon National Park
You've now added Carnarvon Gorge to your itinerary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Carnarvon National Park road trip planning app.

Drive from Roma to Carnarvon National Park in 3.5 hours. You will leave for Emerald on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Carnarvon National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 25 — Aug 1:

2
nights
Emerald

Emerald ©
Emerald has massive rainfall and floods every year, but it's also a place where you can drink local wine while you peruse a display of locally mined gemstones in the town's quiet center.
On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Emerald Train Station, admire the engineering at Fairbairn Dam, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sunflower Painting, stroll around Vicki Peters Park, thenlook for gifts at Miners Heritage, and finally see the sky in a new way at Rubyvale Observatory.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Emerald holiday maker website.

You can drive from Carnarvon National Park to Emerald in 6 hours. August in Emerald sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Barcaldine.

Things to do in Emerald

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Rubyvale
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Botanic Gardens ©
Botanic Gardens
Emerald Train Station ©
Emerald Train Station
Vicki Peters Park ©
Vicki Peters Park

2
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Barcaldine

Barcaldine ©
Barcaldine is a small town and locality in the Barcaldine Region in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Tree of Knowledge Memorial.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Barcaldine road trip planning website.

You can drive from Emerald to Barcaldine in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Longreach.

Things to do in Barcaldine

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Lara Wetlands ©
Lara Wetlands
Tree of Knowledge Memorial ©
Tree of Knowledge Memorial

3
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Longreach is known for museums, nightlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum, explore the galleries of Outback Pics, get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, and get outside with Spirit of the Outback.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Longreach trip builder tool.

You can drive from Barcaldine to Longreach in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Longreach can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Winton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Longreach
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Outback Pics ©
Outback Pics

3
nights
Winton

Winton ©
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Winton is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Australian Age of Dinosaurs, look for gifts at Winton Opal Gems, get your game on at Ben's Chicken Stampede, and get a new perspective on nature at Corfield & Fitzmaurice General Merchants.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Winton road trip app.

You can drive from Longreach to Winton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Barcaldine.

Things to do in Winton

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Age of Dinosaurs ©
Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Waltzing Matilda Centre ©
Waltzing Matilda Centre
Winton Opal Gems ©
Winton Opal Gems

1
night
Barcaldine

Barcaldine ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Australian Workers Heritage Centre and then pause for some photo ops at The Great Shearer's Strike Memorial.

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

Traveling by car from Winton to Barcaldine takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Blackall on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Barcaldine

Museums
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Workers Heritage Centre ©
Australian Workers Heritage Centre

3
nights
Blackall

Blackall ©
Blackall is a small town and rural locality in the Blackall-Tambo Region in Central West Queensland, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Blackall side-trips: Tambo (Grassland Art Gallery, Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Blackall Woolscour, cool off at Blackall Aquatic Centre, don't miss a visit to The Black Stump, and appreciate the history behind Jackie Howe Statue.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Blackall trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Barcaldine to Blackall in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Charleville on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Blackall

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tambo
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Blackall Woolscour ©
Blackall Woolscour
Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd ©
Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd
Blackall Aquatic Centre ©
Blackall Aquatic Centre

2
nights
Charleville

Charleville ©
Charleville is a town and locality in the Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Charleville Bilby Experience, look for all kinds of wild species at Outback Native Timber Walk, and then look and learn at Charleville Cosmos Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Augathella Meat Ant Park & Giant Meat Ant Sculpture, thentake in the views from Angellala Creek Bridge, and then take an in-depth tour of Royal Flying Doctor Hangar Visitor Centre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleville trip planner.

You can drive from Blackall to Charleville in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cunnamulla.

Things to do in Charleville

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Augathella Meat Ant Park & Giant Meat Ant Sculpture
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Charleville Cosmos Centre ©
Charleville Cosmos Centre
Royal Flying Doctor Hangar Visitor Centre ©

1
night
Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla ©
Cunnamulla is a small town that lies on the Warrego River in South West Queensland, Australia, 206km south of Charleville, and approximately 750km west of the state capital, Brisbane.Cunnamulla is situated at the intersection of the Mitchell Highway and the Balonne Highway. On the 17th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Cunnamulla Bushlands, make a trip to Cunnamulla Railway Station, thencruise along Matilda Highway, and finally admire the masterpieces at Cunnamulla Fella Centre Art Gallery and Museum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bowra Sanctuary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cunnamulla driving holiday planning tool.

Drive from Charleville to Cunnamulla in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bourke.

Things to do in Cunnamulla

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Bowra Sanctuary ©
Bowra Sanctuary

3
nights
Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bourke: Byrock Rock Holes (in Byrock) and Brewarrina (Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum & Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Back O'Bourke Visitor Information & Exhibition Centre, contemplate the long history of Mulgowan (Yapa) Aboriginal Rock Art Site, enjoy breathtaking views from Bourke Historic Wharf, and browse the exhibits of Back O' Bourke Gallery.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bourke trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Cunnamulla to Bourke in 3 hours. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Bourke

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Brewarrina, Byrock Rock Holes, Back O' Bourke Gallery
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Bourke Historic Wharf ©
Bourke Historic Wharf
Back O' Bourke Gallery ©
Back O' Bourke Gallery

3
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Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Nyngan (Nyngan Museum, The Big Bogan, &more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Great Cobar Heritage Centre, contemplate the long history of Mount Grenfell Historic Site, get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, and get outside with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cobar trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bourke to Cobar takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hillston.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nyngan
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool ©
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool
Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines ©

2
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Hillston

Hillston
Hillston is a township in western New South Wales, Australia, in Carrathool Shire, on the banks of the Lachlan River. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lachlan River Swing Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hillston travel planner.

Drive from Cobar to Hillston in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Griffith on the 26th (Wed).
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

3
nights
Griffith

Griffith ©
Griffith is a major regional city in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area that is located in the north-western part of the Riverina region of New South Wales, known commonly as the food bowl of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Griffith Visitor Information Centre and then stroll around Centenary Sculptures at IOOF Park. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Altina Wildlife Park, get engrossed in the history at Griffith Pioneer Park Museum, and then make a trip to Hermits Cave.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Griffith holiday planner.

Getting from Hillston to Griffith by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Tocumwal.

Things to do in Griffith

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Altina Wildlife Park, Dunera Museum
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Altina Wildlife Park ©
Altina Wildlife Park
Calabria Family Wines Riverina ©
Calabria Family Wines Riverina
City Park ©
City Park

3
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Tocumwal

Tocumwal ©
Tocumwal is a town in the southern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Berrigan Shire local government area, near the Victorian border. Change things up with these side-trips from Tocumwal: Katamatite Garlic (in Katamatite), Goorambat Silo Art (in Goorambat) and Yarrawonga (Byramine Homestead, Lake Mulwala, &more). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Warrabilla Wines, examine the collection at Finley Railway Museum, make a trip to Giant Murray Cod, and admire the natural beauty at Cactus Country.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tocumwal trip planner.

Getting from Griffith to Tocumwal by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tocumwal are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Bendigo on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Tocumwal

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yarrawonga, Cactus Country, Finley Railway Museum, Katamatite Garlic, Warrabilla Wines
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Rich Glen Olive Estate ©
Rich Glen Olive Estate
Warrabilla Wines ©
Warrabilla Wines
Lake Mulwala ©
Lake Mulwala

3
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Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Bendigo is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery, see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bendigo Botanic Gardens, and explore the activities along Lake Weeroona.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bendigo travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tocumwal to Bendigo in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Central Deborah Gold Mine ©
Central Deborah Gold Mine
Sacred Heart Cathedral ©
Sacred Heart Cathedral

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