20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

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Narrabri
— 3 nights
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Moree
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St George
— 3 nights
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Roma
— 1 night
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Rolleston
— 2 nights
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Emerald
— 4 nights
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Charters Towers
— 3 nights
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Townsville
— 3 nights
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Narrabri

— 3 nights
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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Pilliga Artesian Bore Baths as well as Narrabri Region Visitor Information Centre. The adventure continues: cruise along The Darling River Run and look and learn at The Australia Telescope Compact Array.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Narrabri trip planner.

Nelson Bay to Narrabri is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Narrabri can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moree.

Things to do in Narrabri

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Moree

Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. On the 13th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Bank Art Museum Moree and then hike along Waa Gorge.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Moree attractions planner.

Drive from Narrabri to Moree in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Moree, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to St George.

Things to do in Moree

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

St George

— 3 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bollon Heritage Centre and EJ Beardmore Dam. Go for a jaunt from St George to Mungindi to see One Ton Post about 1h 30 min away.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read St George trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Moree to St George in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Roma on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in St George

Museums · Shopping · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Roma

— 1 night
Roma is a town, locality and the administrative centre in the Maranoa Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Romavilla Winery, make a trip to Roma's Biggest Bottle Tree, then make a trip to The Big Rig, then steep yourself in history at Roma War Memorial Heroes Avenue, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Anglican Church Roma.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Roma trip planner.

Drive from St George to Roma in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Rolleston.

Things to do in Roma

Wineries · Historic Sites

Rolleston

— 2 nights
Rolleston is a small town and locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get outside with Bandana Station Sunsets.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rolleston travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Roma to Rolleston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Emerald on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Rolleston

Outdoors
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Emerald

— 4 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Rainworth Fort and House of Magnolias. Venture out of the city with trips to Clermont (Theresa Creek Dam & Hoods Lagoon) and Rubyvale Observatory (in Rubyvale). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Plaza @ Emerald, walk around Vicki Peters Park, contemplate the long history of Emerald Train Station, and view the masterpieces at Emerald Art Gallery.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Emerald trip planner.

You can drive from Rolleston to Emerald in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daytime highs in Emerald are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Charters Towers.

Things to do in Emerald

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Charters Towers

— 3 nights
Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Mitchell and Burdekin Dam. There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Norman Reef, contemplate the long history of Stock Exchange Arcade, take a peaceful walk through Gondwana Rainforest, and take an in-depth tour of Zara Clark Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Charters Towers trip builder app.

You can drive from Emerald to Charters Towers in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Townsville.

Things to do in Charters Towers

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Townsville

— 3 nights
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Pinnacles Gallery, then take some stellar pictures from Pipers Lookout - Hervey's Range, and then learn about all things military at Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Street Art CBD Walking Trails, view the masterpieces at The Drill Hall Studio, then make a trip to Kissing Point Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Townsville Museum and Historical Society.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Townsville online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Charters Towers to Townsville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Townsville

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.