13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Helensburgh
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Wagga Wagga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Dubbo
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Lightning Ridge
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Tamworth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Yamba
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Hallidays Point
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Wisemans Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Miranda

1
day
Helensburgh

Helensburgh ©
Helensburgh is a small town in New South Wales, Australia. On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Sri Venkateswara Temple, Helensburgh, Sydney, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Symbio Wildlife Park, thenget great views at Bald Hill Lookout, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lawrence Hargrave.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helensburgh day trip site.

Sydney to Helensburgh is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Helensburgh

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bald Hill Lookout, Lawrence Hargrave
Highlights from your plan
Symbio Wildlife Park ©
Symbio Wildlife Park
Sri Venkateswara Temple, Helensburgh, Sydney ©
Lawrence Hargrave ©
Lawrence Hargrave

2
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Albert, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, and then have some family-friendly fun at Project Paintball Wagga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Wagga Beach and then make a trip to National Art Glass Gallery.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Wagga Wagga travel route planner.

You can drive from Helensburgh to Wagga Wagga in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Albert ©
Lake Albert
Project Paintball Wagga ©
Project Paintball Wagga
National Art Glass Gallery ©
National Art Glass Gallery

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and then explore the fascinating underground world of Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Western Plains Cultural Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Dundullimal Homestead, thensteep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dubbo trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Wagga Wagga to Dubbo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. July in Dubbo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine
Highlights from your plan
Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Western Plains Cultural Centre ©
Western Plains Cultural Centre

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stop by Down to Earth Opals, learn more about the world around you at Australian Opal Centre, browse the exhibits of Chambers of The Black Hand, thenmake a trip to Stanley the Emu, thensee the interesting displays at The Bottle House Mining Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Amigos Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of John Murray Art Gallery and then take in the natural beauty of Artesian Baths.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lightning Ridge trip planning tool.

You can drive from Dubbo to Lightning Ridge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tamworth.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
Artesian Baths ©
Artesian Baths
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery

2
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 14th (Tue), examine the collection at Australian Country Music Hall of Fame, thenlet little ones run wild at Tamworth Regional Playground, thenstroll around Bicentennial Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Australasian Country Music Hands of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Tamworth Regional Gallery, and then enjoy some diversion at Tamworth Marsupial Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tamworth attractions planner.

Drive from Lightning Ridge to Tamworth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July in Tamworth, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground
Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Bicentennial Park ©
Bicentennial Park

1
night
Yamba

Yamba ©
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stop by Beachside Bargains Yamba and then kick back and relax at Pippi Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yamba tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Tamworth to Yamba by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Tamworth in July, expect nights in Yamba to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Hallidays Point.

Things to do in Yamba

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Beachside Bargains Yamba ©
Beachside Bargains Yamba

1
night
Hallidays Point

Hallidays Point ©
On the 17th (Fri), stop by Vintage Magnolia, examine the collection at National Motorcycle Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Whitewashed Gallery, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Club Old Bar.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hallidays Point day trip planner.

Getting from Yamba to Hallidays Point by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Hallidays Point are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Wisemans Ferry.

Things to do in Hallidays Point

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Nabiac, Club Old Bar
Highlights from your plan
National Motorcycle Museum ©
National Motorcycle Museum
Club Old Bar ©
Club Old Bar
Vintage Magnolia ©
Vintage Magnolia

1
night
Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry ©
On the 18th (Sat), hike along Convict Trail, look for gifts at Ferry Artists Gallery, and then experience rural life at Watkins Orchard. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Hawkesbury Regional Museum, steep yourself in history at The Australiana Pioneer Village, thenhead outdoors with Trees Adventure Grose River Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yarramundi Reseve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Wisemans Ferry online trip planner.

You can drive from Hallidays Point to Wisemans Ferry in 4 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hallidays Point in July since evenings lows in Wisemans Ferry dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wisemans Ferry

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hawkesbury Regional Museum, Trees Adventure Grose River Park, The Australiana Pioneer Village, Yarramundi Reseve
Highlights from your plan
Convict Trail ©
Convict Trail
Trees Adventure Grose River Park ©
Trees Adventure Grose River Park
The Australiana Pioneer Village ©
The Australiana Pioneer Village

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