13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Tamworth
— 1 night
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Wallabadah
— 1 night
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Armidale
— 1 night
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Dorrigo
— 3 nights
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Yamba
— 1 night
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Tweed Heads
— 2 nights
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Byron Bay
— 3 nights
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Tamworth

Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, explore the world behind art at Tamworth Regional Gallery, then let the kids burn off some steam at Tamworth Marsupial Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Oxley Scenic Lookout. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Australian Country Music Hall of Fame, let little ones run wild at Tamworth Regional Playground, then examine the collection at Hands of Fame, and finally pause for some photo ops at Truck Drivers Memorial.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Tamworth visit planner.

Sydney to Tamworth is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Tamworth, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wallabadah.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Wildlife

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Wallabadah

Wallabadah is a town in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at First Fleet Memorial Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Wallabadah trip planner.

You can drive from Tamworth to Wallabadah in an hour. In September in Wallabadah, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Armidale.

Things to do in Wallabadah

Parks
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Armidale

Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Wayward Trails, then take a memorable drive along Waterfall Way, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saints Mary and Joseph Catholic Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Armidale trip website.

You can drive from Wallabadah to Armidale in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Dorrigo.

Things to do in Armidale

Tours · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites
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Dorrigo

Dorrigo, a small town on the Waterfall Way, is located on the Northern Tablelands, in northern New South Wales, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Dorrigo side-trips: Nambucca Heads (Nambucca River Houseboats - Day Tour & V-Wall), South West Rocks (Smoky Cape Lighthouse & Trial Bay Gaol) and Theblackhole (in Bellingen). Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Dorrigo. It doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along The Boardwalk.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dorrigo journey planner.

Traveling by car from Armidale to Dorrigo takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Dorrigo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Yamba

Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. On the 19th (Sat), paddle through the water with Yamba Kayak, then kick back and relax at Main Beach Yamba, and then kick back and relax at Pippi Beach.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yamba itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Dorrigo to Yamba in 3 hours. Traveling from Dorrigo in September, expect little chillier with lows of 10°C in Yamba. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tweed Heads.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Tweed Heads

On the 20th (Sun), walk around Chris Cunningham Park, identify plant and animal life at Tropical Fruit World, then take in the exciting artwork at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Warning. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Hastings Point Headland, glide peacefully along the water with Watersports Guru, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Tweed Heads holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yamba to Tweed Heads takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yamba in September since evenings lows in Tweed Heads dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Tweed Heads

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Go for a jaunt from Byron Bay to Ballina to see Big Prawn about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, and get in on the family fun at Macadamia Castle.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Byron Bay trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Tweed Heads to Byron Bay in an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Byron Bay when traveling from Tweed Heads in September, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.