18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Stanthorpe
— 1 night
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Tamworth
— 1 night
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Mudgee
— 3 nights
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Orange
— 2 nights
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Yass
— 1 night
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Thredbo Village
— 5 nights
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Canberra
— Few hours
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Blue Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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Pokolbin
— 1 night
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Port Macquarie
— Few hours
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Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
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Bangalow
— 1 day
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Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Stanthorpe planner.

Brisbane to Stanthorpe is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. You'll set off for Tamworth on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Stanthorpe

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

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Tamworth

Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tamworth trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Stanthorpe to Tamworth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Tamworth can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Mudgee.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

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Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mudgee Tourist Bus.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mudgee route planner.

Traveling by car from Tamworth to Mudgee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Tamworth in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Mudgee, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Orange.

Things to do in Mudgee

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Wineries
Highlights from your trip

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Orange

Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 7th (Mon), see the interesting displays at National Motor Racing Museum.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Mudgee to Orange by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. September in Orange sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 4°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Yass.

Things to do in Orange

Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Yass

Yass is a town in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Yass Valley Council. For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yass trip app.

Traveling by car from Orange to Yass takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Yass are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thredbo Village.

Things to do in Yass

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wineries

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Thredbo Village

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Thredbo Village trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yass to Thredbo Village takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Yass in September, you will find days in Thredbo Village are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Canberra.

Things to do in Thredbo Village

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

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Canberra

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Canberra road trip website.

Traveling by car from Thredbo Village to Canberra takes 3 hours. Traveling from Thredbo Village in September, expect nights in Canberra to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

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Blue Mountains National Park

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Blue Mountains National Park planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canberra to Blue Mountains National Park. In September, Blue Mountains National Park is somewhat warmer than Canberra - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pokolbin.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Pokolbin

With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pokolbin tour website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to Pokolbin. In September, daily temperatures in Pokolbin can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planner.

You can drive from Pokolbin to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Pokolbin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 13°C. You will leave for Coffs Harbour on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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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.
For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Coffs Harbour driving holiday tool.

Getting from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Port Macquarie in September, expect nights in Coffs Harbour to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. You will leave for Bangalow on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Bangalow

Bangalow is a small town in New South Wales, Australia, in Byron Shire with a population of 1,902. On the 19th (Sat), take an unorthodox tour of Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens and then admire the sheer force of Minyon Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bangalow trip builder app.

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Bangalow in 3 hours. In September in Bangalow, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangalow

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.

Blue Mountains travel guide

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World heritage site · Lookouts · Mountains
Cloaked by a natural blue haze that lingers above vast eucalypt forests and rugged sandstone tablelands, Blue Mountains remain Australia's most accessible World Heritage-listed wilderness within a two-hour drive from Sidney. Equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and avid nature lovers, a trip to Blue Mountains places you near canyons, waterfalls, underground caves, and limestone formations that date back at least 340 million years. Fresh mountain air serves as a perfect stimulus for numerous exhilarating activities and adventure sports. Hiking, bushwalking, rock climbing, canyoning, and abseiling rank among top things to do in Blue Mountains. The region's many festivals and rich Aboriginal heritage add a dash of culture to primarily nature-oriented Blue Mountains vacations.