32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Taree
— 2 nights
2
Port Macquarie
— Few hours
3
Coffs Harbour
— 4 nights
4
Dorrigo
— 2 nights
5
Yamba
— 1 night
6
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
7
Nimbin
— 1 night
8
Tenterfield
— 2 nights
9
Moree
— 1 night
10
Lightning Ridge
— 4 nights
11
Coonabarabran
— 3 nights
12
Narrabri
— 2 nights
13
Gilgandra
— 1 night
14
Hill End
— 2 nights
15
Lithgow
— 1 night
16
Sydney
— 3 nights

2
nights
Taree

Taree ©
Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Coorabakh National Park, Vintage Magnolia and Saltwater National Park. On the 21st (Tue), stop by Vintage Magnolia, explore the striking landscape of Saltwater National Park, explore the striking landscape of Coorabakh National Park, contemplate the long history of Wingham Wharf, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wingham Foreshore Recreation Reserve, and finally stop by Bent on Life. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Green Cathedral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Seal Rocks.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Taree trip planner.

Sydney to Taree is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Taree can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Port Macquarie on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Taree

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wingham, Saltwater National Park, Vintage Magnolia, Seal Rocks, The Green Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Coorabakh National Park ©
Coorabakh National Park
The Green Cathedral ©
The Green Cathedral
Vintage Magnolia ©
Vintage Magnolia

few
hours
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taree to Port Macquarie takes an hour. While traveling from Taree, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

4
nights
Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Escape the urban bustle at Korora Lookout and Park Beach. Step out of Coffs Harbour with an excursion to Bellingen Court House in Bellingen--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty, cruise along Sealy Lookout, and let the kids burn off some steam at The PlayHouse.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour trip builder tool.

Getting from Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Port Macquarie, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Coffs Harbour, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dorrigo.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bellingen Court House
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Korora Lookout ©
Korora Lookout
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island ©
Coffs Harbour Muttonbird Island

2
nights
Dorrigo

Dorrigo ©
Dorrigo, a small town on the Waterfall Way, is located on the Northern Tablelands, in northern New South Wales, Australia. For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dorrigo online holiday planner.

Getting from Coffs Harbour to Dorrigo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Dorrigo

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellinger River National Park ©
Bellinger River National Park

1
night
Yamba

Yamba ©
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get great views at Maclean Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated, and then visit a coastal fixture at Clarence River Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yamba holiday planning site.

You can drive from Dorrigo to Yamba in 3 hours. Traveling from Dorrigo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Yamba, with lows of °C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Yamba

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Maclean
Highlights from your plan
Clarence River Lighthouse ©
Clarence River Lighthouse

2
nights
Byron Bay

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.
On the 30th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tallow Beach, get great views at Broken Head Nature Reserve, and then get great views at Fisherman's Lookout. On your second day here, look for gifts at Byron Bay Cookie Company Gift Shop, browse the exhibits of Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective, thentrot along with a tour on horseback, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay attractions site.

Drive from Yamba to Byron Bay in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Nimbin.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Spas Parks

Side Trip

Broken Head Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Tallow Beach ©
Tallow Beach
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Nimbin

Nimbin ©
Nimbin is a village in the Northern Rivers area of the Australian state of New South Wales, approximately 30km north of Lismore, 33km northeast of Kyogle, and 70km west of Byron Bay.Nimbin is notable for the prominence of its environmental initiatives such as permaculture, sustainability and self-sufficiency as well as the cannabis counterculture. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): view the masterpieces at Nimbin Craft Galler, look for all kinds of wild species at Whian Whian State Conservation Area, and then walk around Nimbin Rocks.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nimbin road trip app.

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Nimbin takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Nimbin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Nimbin

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Whian Whian State Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Whian Whian State Conservation Area ©
Whian Whian State Conservation Area
Nimbin Rocks ©
Nimbin Rocks
Nimbin Craft Galler ©
Nimbin Craft Galler

2
nights
Tenterfield

Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Basket Swamp National Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve, thenmake a trip to Thunderbolt's Hideout, and finally steep yourself in history at World War 2 Tank Traps.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tenterfield trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nimbin to Tenterfield takes 2.5 hours. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Moree.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve ©
Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve
Basket Swamp National Park ©
Basket Swamp National Park
Thunderbolt's Hideout ©
Thunderbolt's Hideout

1
night
Moree

Moree ©
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Bank Art Museum Moree and then take in the dramatic natural features at Waa Gorge.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moree trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tenterfield to Moree takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Moree can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Moree

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Waa Gorge ©
Waa Gorge
Bank Art Museum Moree ©
Bank Art Museum Moree

4
nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as John Murray Art Gallery and Lightning Ridge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amigos Castle and 3 mile Heritage opal mines. Change things up with a short trip to Grawin Opal Miners Sports and Recreation Club Ltd in Cumborah (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Bevans Cactus Nursery, examine the collection at Australian Opal Centre, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get engrossed in the history at Lightning Ridge Heritage Cottage Hospital Gallery.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lightning Ridge trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Moree to Lightning Ridge takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coonabarabran.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Grawin Opal Miners Sports and Recreation Club Ltd
Highlights from your plan
Amigos Castle ©
Amigos Castle
Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery

3
nights
Coonabarabran

Coonabarabran ©
Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pilliga National Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Crystal Kingdom Museum, see the interesting displays at Crystal Kingdom, thenhike along Sculptures in the Scrub Trail, thenhead outdoors with Dandry Gorge, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Nelson Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Coonabarabran online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lightning Ridge to Coonabarabran takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Narrabri.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sculptures in the Scrub Trail
Highlights from your plan
Pilliga National Park ©
Pilliga National Park
Crystal Kingdom ©
Crystal Kingdom
Crystal Kingdom Museum ©
Crystal Kingdom Museum

2
nights
Narrabri

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 12th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Narrabri Fish Farm, cruise along The Darling River Run, and then look and learn at The Australia Telescope Compact Array. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Pilliga Artesian Bore Baths and then explore the activities along Yarrie Lake.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Narrabri itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coonabarabran to Narrabri in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Coonabarabran in August, you will find days in Narrabri are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Gilgandra.

Things to do in Narrabri

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

The Darling River Run, Yarrie Lake
Highlights from your plan
Narrabri Fish Farm ©
Narrabri Fish Farm
The Australia Telescope Compact Array ©
The Australia Telescope Compact Array
Pilliga Artesian Bore Baths ©
Pilliga Artesian Bore Baths

1
night
Gilgandra

Gilgandra
Gilgandra is a town located in the central west region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Gilgandra Rural Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gilgandra trip planner.

You can drive from Narrabri to Gilgandra in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Gilgandra can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hill End.

Things to do in Gilgandra

Museums

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Hill End

Hill End ©
Hill End is a former gold mining town in New South Wales, Australia. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gully and Kandos Museum Inc.. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fourth Crossing Picnic Area and The Cottage Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Hill End: Turon Technology Museum (in Sofala), Gunnadoo Gold Mine (in Ophir) and Bikes and Buds (in Kandos). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Bald Hill Lookout.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hill End trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Gilgandra to Hill End takes 3 hours. August in Hill End sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Lithgow.

Things to do in Hill End

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ophir, Kandos, The Cottage Museum, Turon Technology Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kandos Museum Inc. ©
Kandos Museum Inc.
Bikes and Buds ©
Bikes and Buds
Fourth Crossing Picnic Area ©
Fourth Crossing Picnic Area

1
night
Lithgow

Lithgow ©
Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area. On the 17th (Mon), stroll around Queen Elizabeth Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lithgow trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Hill End to Lithgow in 2 hours. Traveling from Hill End in August, you will find days in Lithgow are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sydney.

Things to do in Lithgow

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Mt Wilson
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Ferns Walk ©
Cathedral of Ferns Walk
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave
Queen Elizabeth Park ©
Queen Elizabeth Park

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Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for gifts at The Strand Arcade, stop by Cockle Bay Wharf, thenget your game on at Flight Experience, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Hunt Experience Sydney. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Vaucluse House, thenstroll around Nielsen Park, thenget a sense of history and politics at Government House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sydney Harbour Circle Walk.

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Getting from Lithgow to Sydney by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lithgow in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Vaucluse House ©
Vaucluse House
Sydney Harbour Circle Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Circle Walk
Government House ©
Government House

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