35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Launceston
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Warrnambool
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Hay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Auburn
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Ballina
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
8
Laurieton
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Orange
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 15 min
10
Parramatta
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Launceston

2
nights
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Mount Gambier is known for nature, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, walk around The Railway Lands, explore the activities along The Blue Lake, and relax in the rural setting at Echo Farm.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier journey planner.

Launceston to Mount Gambier is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Launceston to Mount Gambier, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Launceston in August, Mount Gambier is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Echo Farm ©
Echo Farm
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum ©
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum

4
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Campbell (Loch Ard Gorge & Twelve Apostles) and Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Bay of Islands, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Logan's Beach, and walk around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

Plan my day in Warrnambool using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool is 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hay.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Campbell, Cape Otway Lightstation, Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Bay of Islands ©
Bay of Islands
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground

2
nights
Hay

Hay ©
Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. On the 10th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Hay Sunset Viewing Area, then examine the collection at Shear Outback, then get engrossed in the history at Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden, and finally make a trip to The Long Paddock. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of The Long Paddock - Cobb Highway Touring Route and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bidgee Riverside Trail.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hay planner.

Drive from Warrnambool to Hay in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Auburn.

Things to do in Hay

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Shear Outback ©
Shear Outback
The Long Paddock ©
The Long Paddock

1
night
Auburn

Auburn ©
Auburn is a small town in the southern edge of the Clare Valley, in the Mid North of South Australia.It lies in the northern Mount Lofty Ranges just east of the Skilly Hills. On the 12th (Mon), sample the tasty concoctions at Clare Valley Brewing Company, do a tasting at Grosset Wines, then try for a hole-in-one at Simpson Rices Creek, and finally learn about winemaking at Taylors Wines.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Auburn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hay to Auburn takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hay to Auburn is minus 0.5 hours. August in Auburn sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Adelaide.

Things to do in Auburn

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Grosset Wines ©
Grosset Wines
Simpson Rices Creek ©
Simpson Rices Creek
Taylors Wines ©
Taylors Wines

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Step out of Adelaide to go to Hahndorf and see The Cedars, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, and shop like a local with Rundle Mall.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Adelaide trip itinerary app.

Getting from Auburn to Adelaide by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

The Cedars
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach) and Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford). And it doesn't end there: walk around South Bank Parklands, take in nature's colorful creations at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, make a trip to Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, and contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane road trip planning site.

Getting from Adelaide to Brisbane by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide to Brisbane, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in August, you will find days in Brisbane are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Ballina.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Gold Coast
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

3
nights
Ballina

Ballina
Ballina is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area. Venture out of the city with trips to Evans Head (Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Museum, Razorback Lookout, &more). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum, look for gifts at Thursday Plantation Visitors Centre, take some stellar pictures from Ballina Head Lookout, and visit a coastal fixture at Richmond River Lighthouse.

Find out how to plan Ballina trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Brisbane to Ballina in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ballina, with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Laurieton.

Things to do in Ballina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Evans Head
Highlights from your plan
Bundjalung National Park
Bundjalung National Park
Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum ©
Ballina Naval & Maritime Museum
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Laurieton

Laurieton ©
Laurieton is a coastal town on the Mid North Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain, then admire the sheer force of Waterfall Walk, and then make a trip to Crystalline Pottery. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Cowarra Off Creek Storage Dam, then look for gifts at Vasnas Designs, then get lost in a book at Manning Valley Libraries, and finally take in the waterfront at Harrington Breakwall.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Laurieton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ballina to Laurieton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Ballina in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Laurieton: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orange.

Things to do in Laurieton

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Wauchope, Manning Valley Libraries, Harrington Breakwall, Crystalline Pottery
Highlights from your plan
Cowarra Off Creek Storage Dam ©
Cowarra Off Creek Storage Dam
Crystalline Pottery ©
Crystalline Pottery
Vasnas Designs ©
Vasnas Designs

6
nights
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orange: Machattie Park (in Bathurst), Wallerawang (Old Wallerawang Station & Lake Wallace) and Lithgow (Blackfellows Hand Cave & Jannei Goat Dairy). The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, do a tasting at Moody's Wines, stop by Canobolas Smith Winery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Cook Park.

Plan my day in Orange using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Laurieton to Orange. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Laurieton in August: highs in Orange hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Parramatta.

Things to do in Orange

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lithgow, Machattie Park, Animals on Bikes
Highlights from your plan
Orange Mountain Wines ©
Orange Mountain Wines
Wine Tours & Tastings
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave

5
nights
Parramatta

Parramatta ©
Get out of town with these interesting Parramatta side-trips: Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, &more), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Wentworth Falls (in Wentworth Falls).

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Parramatta road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Orange to Parramatta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Orange in September, Parramatta is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Parramatta

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blackheath, Taronga Zoo, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Jenolan Caves
Highlights from your plan
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

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