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

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): pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park and then take in the waterfront at Coffs Harbour Jetty. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thenkick back and relax at Coffs Harbour Beach, thentake some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, and finally take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour road trip planning website.

Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in July, expect nights in Coffs Harbour to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tweed Heads.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout

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Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads ©
Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Watersports Guru. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Flagstaff/ Duranbah Beach and Norries Head. Venture out of the city with trips to Murwillumbah (Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah & The Grainery).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Tweed Heads online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Tweed Heads in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tweed Heads can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maroochydore.

Things to do in Tweed Heads

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kingscliff, Murwillumbah, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Norries Head
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Watersports Guru ©
Watersports Guru
Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World

4
nights
Maroochydore

Maroochydore ©
Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chenrezig Institute and Caloundra Lighthouses. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mapleton Observatory and Sunshine Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maroochydore: Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny), Queensland Air Museum (in Caloundra) and Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith (in Montville). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Maroochydore Beach, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and let the kids burn off some steam at Buderim Lions Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maroochydore tour planner.

You can drive from Tweed Heads to Maroochydore in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Maroochydore are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Dalby.

Things to do in Maroochydore

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Buderim, Chenrezig Institute, Yandina Historic House
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Dalby

Dalby ©
Dalby is a town and locality in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get lost in a book at Dalby Library and then learn about all things military at Dalby Pioneer Park Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dalby trip itinerary app.

Drive from Maroochydore to Dalby in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Maroochydore in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dalby, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Roma.

Things to do in Dalby

Museums
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Dalby Pioneer Park Museum ©
Dalby Pioneer Park Museum

2
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Roma

Roma ©
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 23rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma, thenget to know the fascinating history of Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, thendon't miss a visit to The Big Rig, and finally don't miss a visit to Roma Cattle Saleyards. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree, thendo a tasting at Romavilla Winery, and then look for gifts at Calico Cottage Crafts.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Roma vacation maker app.

You can 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 Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calico Cottage Crafts
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Calico Cottage Crafts ©
Calico Cottage Crafts
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
Carnarvon Gorge has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Carnarvon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Roma to Carnarvon National Park in 3.5 hours. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel to Emerald.

Things to do in Carnarvon National Park

Parks Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Fairbairn Dam.

To find out how to plan a trip to Emerald, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Carnarvon National Park to Emerald in 6 hours. In August in Emerald, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Barcaldine.

Things to do in Emerald

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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Barcaldine

Barcaldine ©
Barcaldine is a small town and locality in the Barcaldine Region in Central West Queensland, Australia. On the 3rd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Australian Workers Heritage Centre and then pause for some photo ops at The Great Shearer's Strike Memorial. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Barcaldine Botanical Walk and then explore the activities along Lara Wetlands.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcaldine holiday builder app.

You can drive from Emerald to Barcaldine in 3.5 hours. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Longreach.

Things to do in Barcaldine

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:
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Lara Wetlands ©
Lara Wetlands
Australian Workers Heritage Centre ©
Australian Workers Heritage Centre

3
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Longreach Powerhouse and Historical Museum and Longreach will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at QANTAS Founders Museum and Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Outback Pics, look for gifts at Spinifex Collections, get outside with Spirit of the Outback, and get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum.

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

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. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel to Winton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, Longreach
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
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QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum ©
Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum

3
nights
Winton

Winton ©
Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Let the collections at Australian Age of Dinosaurs and Qantilda Museum capture your imagination. Dinosaur Stampede at Lark Quarry Conservation Park and Waltzing Matilda Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Winton Opal Gems and don't miss a visit to Arno's Wall.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Winton trip itinerary planning tool.

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

Things to do in Winton

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Australian Age of Dinosaurs ©
Australian Age of Dinosaurs
Waltzing Matilda Centre ©
Waltzing Matilda Centre

1
night
Barcaldine

Barcaldine ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Tree of Knowledge Memorial.

Discover how to plan a Barcaldine trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Winton to Barcaldine takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Blackall on the 12th (Wed).
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Tree of Knowledge Memorial ©
Tree of Knowledge Memorial

3
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Blackall

Blackall ©
Blackall is a small town and rural locality in the Blackall-Tambo Region in Central West Queensland, Australia. Blackall Woolscour and Tambo Court House will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Grassland Art Gallery and Tambo Heritage Precinct. When in Blackall, make a side trip to see Tambo Teddies Pty Ltd in Tambo, approximately Tambo away. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Jackie Howe Statue, cool off at Blackall Aquatic Centre, and make a trip to The Black Stump.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Blackall trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Barcaldine to Blackall takes 1.5 hours. You will leave for Charleville on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Blackall

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tambo
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Blackall Woolscour ©
Blackall Woolscour
Grassland Art Gallery ©
Grassland Art Gallery
Tambo Court House ©
Tambo Court House

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Charleville

Charleville ©
Charleville is a town and locality in the Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia. You'll explore and learn at Charleville Cosmos Centre and Royal Flying Doctor Hangar Visitor Centre. Escape the urban bustle at Charleville Bilby Experience and Outback Native Timber Walk. Step out of Charleville with an excursion to Augathella Meat Ant Park & Giant Meat Ant Sculpture in Augathella--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Historic House and Museum and take in the views from Angellala Creek Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Charleville tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blackall to Charleville takes 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Charleville are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for 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
Historic House and Museum ©
Historic House and Museum
Royal Flying Doctor Hangar Visitor Centre ©

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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. To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cunnamulla trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Charleville to Cunnamulla in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Bourke on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Cunnamulla

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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3
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Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Popular historic sites such as Bourke Historic Cemetery and Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Back O'Bourke Visitor Information & Exhibition Centre and Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum. Go for a jaunt from Bourke to Byrock to see Byrock Rock Holes about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Gundabooka National Park. There's still lots to do: deepen your understanding at Bourke Historic Wharf and take in the exciting artwork at Back O' Bourke Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bourke trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Cunnamulla to Bourke in 3 hours. You will leave for Cobar on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Bourke

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Great Cobar Heritage Centre and Mount Grenfell Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Nyngan Museum and Mid-State Shearing Shed Museum. Explore Cobar's surroundings by going to Nyngan (Nyngan Coach House & Helicopter Flood Memorial). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, take some stellar pictures from Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, and stroll around Cobar Miners Heritage Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cobar trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bourke to Cobar by car takes about 2 hours. August in Cobar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hillston.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Nyngan
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre
Mount Grenfell Historic Site ©
Mount Grenfell Historic Site
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool ©
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool

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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 24th (Mon): make a trip to Lachlan River Swing Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Willandra National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hillston travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cobar to Hillston takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Griffith on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Hillston

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Willandra National Park ©
Willandra National Park

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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. Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Pioneer Park Museum and Dunera Museum. Get outdoors at Cocoparra National Park and Lake Wyangan. Step out of Griffith with an excursion to Altina Wildlife Park in Darlington Point--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Calabria Family Wines Riverina, walk around Centenary Sculptures at IOOF Park, and get answers to all your questions at Griffith Visitor Information Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Griffith route builder site.

You can drive from Hillston to Griffith in 1.5 hours. August in Griffith sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Tocumwal.

Things to do in Griffith

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Altina Wildlife Park, Dunera Museum
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Altina Wildlife Park ©
Altina Wildlife Park
Griffith Pioneer Park Museum ©
Griffith Pioneer Park Museum
Dunera Museum ©
Dunera Museum

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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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chrystie's Museum and Byramine Homestead. You'll explore and learn at Finley Railway Museum and The G.R.A.I.N Store Nathalia. Venture out of the city with trips to Yarrawonga (Lake Mulwala & Aquazone Waterpark) and Barmah National Park (in Barmah). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Town Beach, make a trip to Giant Murray Cod, and stop by The Big Strawberry.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tocumwal online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Griffith to Tocumwal by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Tocumwal sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Bendigo.

Things to do in Tocumwal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Yarrawonga, The Big Strawberry, Barmah National Park, Finley Railway Museum, The G.R.A.I.N Store Nathalia
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mulwala ©
Lake Mulwala
Barmah National Park ©
Barmah National Park
Byramine Homestead ©
Byramine Homestead

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rosalind Park and The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bendigo Art Gallery and Bendigo Joss House Temple. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Golden Dragon Museum, go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Weeroona, and take in the exciting artwork at Living Arts Space.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bendigo trip planner.

Drive from Tocumwal to Bendigo in 2.5 hours. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bendigo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Bendigo Art Gallery ©
Bendigo Art Gallery
Golden Dragon Museum ©
Golden Dragon Museum
Rosalind Park ©
Rosalind Park

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