18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Kendall
— 2 nights
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South West Rocks
— 2 nights
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Dorrigo
— 2 nights
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Yamba
— 1 night
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Lennox Head
— 1 night
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Byron Bay
— 2 nights
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Casino
— 1 night
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Inverell
— 1 night
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Narrabri
— 1 night
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Gilgandra
— 1 night
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Mudgee
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Kendall

Kendall is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia.HistoryKendall was originally named Camden Heads, as it is located on the Camden Haven River. On the 10th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Old Bottlebutt, then do a tasting at Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze, and then don't miss a visit to The Big Axe. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Rocks Ferry Reserve, examine the collection at Timbertown Wauchope, then admire the engineering at Cowarra Off Creek Storage Dam, then stop by Kendall Craft Co-operative, and finally take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kendall online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney to Kendall is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect nights in Kendall to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Kendall

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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South West Rocks

Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Maritime Museum South West Rocks, steep yourself in history at Trial Bay Gaol, then enjoy the sea views from Smoky Cape Lighthouse, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Rudder Park Historical Lookout, examine the collection at The Slim Dusty Centre, and then make a trip to V-Wall.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read South West Rocks travel route site.

You can drive from Kendall to South West Rocks in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kendall in October, expect nights in South West Rocks to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dorrigo.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellingen Canoe Adventures (in Bellingen), Ebor Falls (in Ebor) and Urunga (The Boardwalk & Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk). Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Parque Nacional de Dorrigo. There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Dangar Falls and stop by Dorrigo Sweet Shop.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dorrigo tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from South West Rocks to Dorrigo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Dorrigo

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Yamba

Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yamba day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Dorrigo to Yamba takes 3 hours. Traveling from Dorrigo in October, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Yamba. You will leave for Lennox Head on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Lennox Head

On the 17th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Pat Morton Lookout, then find something for the whole family at Macadamia Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lennox Head Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lennox Head road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Yamba to Lennox Head takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Lennox Head sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Lennox Head

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, then hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at The Farm Byron Bay, let little ones run wild at Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Jules Hunt Studio Gallery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay tour itinerary builder.

Byron Bay is very close to Lennox Head. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Casino on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

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Casino

Casino is a town in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales, Australia, with a population of 9,629 people at the. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): experience rural life at Daleys Fruit Tree Nursery and then browse the exhibits of Jambama Arts Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Lismore Car Boot Market, then view the masterpieces at Lismore Regional Gallery, and then steep yourself in history at Ophir Reserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Casino itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Byron Bay to Casino by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Casino sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Inverell.

Things to do in Casino

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Inverell

Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverell vacation maker site.

You can drive from Casino to Inverell in 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Narrabri on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in Inverell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Narrabri

Narrabri is a town and seat of Narrabri Shire local government area in the North West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia on the Namoi River, 521km northwest of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sawn Rocks.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Narrabri tour builder tool.

Drive from Inverell to Narrabri in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Narrabri can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Gilgandra.

Things to do in Narrabri

Parks · Nature
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Gilgandra

Gilgandra is a town located in the central west region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Gilgandra Rural Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gilgandra online travel route planner.

Getting from Narrabri to Gilgandra by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Gilgandra when traveling from Narrabri in October, with lows around 10°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mudgee.

Things to do in Gilgandra

Museums

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Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Change things up with a short trip to Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine in Wellington (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, do a tasting at Moothi Estate, examine the collection at Gulgong Pioneers Museum, and putt your heart out at Mudgee Honey Haven.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mudgee trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Gilgandra to Mudgee takes 2.5 hours. October in Mudgee sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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