58 days in Australia Itinerary

58 days in Australia Itinerary

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Gladstone
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Biloela
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Monto
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Goomeri
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Crows Nest
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Toowoomba
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Warwick
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Stanthorpe
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Tenterfield
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Glen Innes
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Inverell
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Moree
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Narrabri
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Dubbo
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Cobar
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Broken Hill
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Silverton
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Menindee
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Broken Hill
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Peterborough
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Hawker
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Wilpena
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Leigh Creek
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Marree
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Quorn
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Port Augusta
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Victor Harbor
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Gladstone

— 4 nights
Gladstone is a city in the Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Lake Awoonga in Benaraby (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: walk around Millennium Esplanade and Tannum Sands Beach, get great views at Auckland Hill Lookout, and get engrossed in the history at Gladstone Maritime Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gladstone trip planner.

Rockhampton to Gladstone is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Rockhampton in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gladstone, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Biloela on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Gladstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Biloela

Biloela is a rural town and locality in Shire of Banana, Central Queensland, Australia. To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Biloela vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Gladstone to Biloela takes 1.5 hours. July in Biloela sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll set off for Monto on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Biloela

Parks · Museums

Monto

— 2 nights
Monto is a town in Queensland, Australia, located on the Burnett Highway 500km north-west of Brisbane and 235km south of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Wuruma and then stroll around Tolderodden Conservation Park. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Cania Gorge National Park and then admire the engineering at Cania Dam.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Monto visit site.

You can drive from Biloela to Monto in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goomeri.

Things to do in Monto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Goomeri

Goomeri is a town and locality in the Gympie Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Wondai Visitor Information Centre and Timber Museum.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Goomeri online vacation planner.

You can drive from Monto to Goomeri in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Crows Nest.

Things to do in Goomeri

Museums

Side Trip

Crows Nest

— 1 night
Crows Nest is a town in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the engineering at Lake Cressbrook.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Crows Nest day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Goomeri to Crows Nest takes 2 hours. July in Crows Nest sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Crows Nest

Nature · Parks
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Toowoomba

Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toowoomba trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Crows Nest to Toowoomba by car takes about an hour. In July in Toowoomba, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 3°C at night. You will leave for Warwick on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks · Museums · Nature · Fun & Games

Warwick

Warwick is a town and locality in southeast Queensland, Australia, lying 130km south-west of Brisbane. On the 29th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Darling Downs Zoo.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Warwick tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Toowoomba to Warwick in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Stanthorpe.

Things to do in Warwick

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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Stanthorpe

— 3 nights
Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Granite Belt.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Stanthorpe online attractions planner.

Getting from Warwick to Stanthorpe by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Stanthorpe

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Tenterfield

Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tenterfield online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Stanthorpe to Tenterfield takes an hour. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Glen Innes.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Glen Innes

— 4 nights
Glen Innes is a parish and town on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glen Innes: Raspberry Lookout (in Jackadgery), Emmaville (Ottery Mine & Emmaville Mining Museum) and Guyra (Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve & The Big Lamb). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Australian Standing Stones, relax in the rural setting at The Super Strawberry, and get engrossed in the history at Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Glen Innes tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Tenterfield to Glen Innes in 1.5 hours. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inverell.

Things to do in Glen Innes

Museums · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Inverell

— 1 night
Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Inverell Pioneer Village and then see the interesting displays at National Transport Museum.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Inverell online route planner.

You can drive from Glen Innes to Inverell in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moree.

Things to do in Inverell

Museums

Moree

— 2 nights
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. On the 6th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Waa Gorge and then view the masterpieces at Bank Art Museum Moree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Carinda House Community Cultural Centre.

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

Traveling by car from Inverell to Moree takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Narrabri.

Things to do in Moree

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

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. To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Narrabri trip planner.

You can drive from Moree to Narrabri in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Narrabri are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Dubbo.

Things to do in Narrabri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Dubbo

— 3 nights
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Dubbo is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, explore the activities along Maquarie River, make a trip to Alladins Cave Bottle House, and learn something new at Western Plains Cultural Centre.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Dubbo trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Narrabri to Dubbo in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Nature

Cobar

Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Great Cobar Heritage Centre and then get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Cobar attractions planner.

Getting from Dubbo to Cobar by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August in Cobar, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums

Broken Hill

— 2 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 12th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Line of Lode Miners Memorial and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Broken Hill online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cobar to Broken Hill in 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cobar in August since evenings lows in Broken Hill dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Silverton.
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Silverton

— 1 night
Silverton is a small village at the far west of New South Wales, Australia, 26km north-west of Broken Hill. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Silverton Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Mad Max Museum, and then Head underground at Day Dream Mine.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Silverton road trip planning app.

Silverton is very close to Broken Hill. August in Silverton sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Menindee.

Things to do in Silverton

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Menindee

— 1 night
Menindee, frequently but erroneously spelled "Menindie", is a small town in the far west of New South Wales, Australia, in Central Darling Shire, on the banks of the Darling River, with a sign-posted population of 980 and a population of 449.HistoryIt is the oldest European settlement in western New South Wales, and the first town to be established on the Darling River. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the views from Menindee Rail Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Menindee, and then contemplate the long history of Survey Tree 1882.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Menindee day trip tool.

Getting from Silverton to Menindee by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Silverton in August, plan for little chillier nights in Menindee, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Menindee

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Broken Hill

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Broken Hill holiday maker app.

Drive from Menindee to Broken Hill in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Menindee in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broken Hill, with lows of 13°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Peterborough.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Peterborough

— 3 nights
Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. Peterborough is known for museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, admire the landmark architecture of Peterborough Town Hall, pause for some photo ops at Bob the Railway Dog, and take an in-depth tour of Town Carriage Museum.

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

Getting from Broken Hill to Peterborough by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Broken Hill to Peterborough is minus 0.5 hours. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Peterborough

Museums

Hawker

— 1 night
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Ranges National Park and then see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hawker trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Peterborough to Hawker takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wilpena.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Wilpena

— 3 nights
Wilpena is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Wangara Lookout and don't miss a visit to Bridle Gap.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wilpena online day trip planner.

Drive from Hawker to Wilpena in an hour. August in Wilpena sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. You will leave for Leigh Creek on the 22nd (Sun).

Leigh Creek

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Aroona Dam Sanctuary.

Plan a Leigh Creek trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Wilpena to Leigh Creek in 2.5 hours. In August in Leigh Creek, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marree.

Things to do in Leigh Creek

Parks · Wildlife
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Marree

— 4 nights
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Farina in Lyndhurst (about 1h 5 min away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Mutonia Sculpture Park, get engrossed in the history at Tom Kruse Museum, and take an unorthodox tour of Marree Man.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Marree itinerary planner.

You can drive from Leigh Creek to Marree in 1.5 hours. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Quorn.

Things to do in Marree

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Quorn

— 1 night
Quorn is a township and railhead in the Flinders Ranges in the north of South Australia, 39 km northeast of Port Augusta. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Warren Gorge and then take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Quorn route planner.

Traveling by car from Marree to Quorn takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Quorn can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Quorn

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Port Augusta

— 2 nights
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn about all things military at Whyalla Maritime Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Hummock Hill Lookout, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Ada Ryan Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, don't miss a visit to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and then get outside with Alligator Gorge.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Port Augusta tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Quorn to Port Augusta takes an hour. In August in Port Augusta, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trips

Victor Harbor

— 3 nights
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Victor Harbor is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a tailor-made plan with Softfoot Farm, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port Victor Historic Walk, head off the coast to Granite Island, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanic Victor.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Victor Harbor trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Port Augusta to Victor Harbor with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Victor Harbor are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Museums

Kangaroo Island

— 4 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kangaroo Island is known for wildlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Flinders Chase National Park, identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park, experience rural life at Will's Rare Breeds Farm, and get to know the resident critters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island travel route planner.

Getting from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Mount Gambier

— 3 nights
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Mount Gambier is known for nature, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along The Blue Lake, stroll around The Railway Lands, Head underground at Engelbrecht Cave, and admire the natural beauty at Cave Gardens.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mount Gambier day trip website.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Mount Gambier in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Colac.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Colac

— 4 nights
Colac is a small city in the Western District of Victoria, Australia, approximately 150 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on the southern shore of Lake Colac and the surrounding volcanic plains, approximately 40km inland from Bass Strait. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Colac: Otway Blueberries (in Gellibrand), Beech Forest (The Redwoods, Hopetoun Falls, &more) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Colac Botanic Gardens, let the kids burn off some steam at Lake Colac, get great views at Mt Leura lookout, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colac online trip builder.

You can drive from Mount Gambier to Colac in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Mount Gambier to Colac. September in Colac sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ballarat.

Things to do in Colac

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Ballarat

— 3 nights

The Golden City

Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Ballarat is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Sovereign Hill, take an in-depth tour of The Gold Museum, don't miss a visit to Lydiard Street, and look for all kinds of wild species at Ballarat Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ballarat trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Colac to Ballarat in 1.5 hours. In September in Ballarat, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Daylesford.

Things to do in Ballarat

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Daylesford

Known for its natural spring mineral spas, Daylesford is a rejuvenating spot to take the waters and sample local wine.
On the 16th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Before you visit Daylesford, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Ballarat to Daylesford takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lancefield.

Things to do in Daylesford

Spas
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Lancefield

Lancefield is a town in the Shire of Macedon Ranges local government area in Victoria, Australia 73km north of the state capital, Melbourne and had a population of 2,357 at the 2011 census.HistoryThe area was used by the indigenous aboriginal people as a quarry site for the manufacture of stone axes and was first settled by European squatters in 1837. On the 16th (Thu), make a trip to Mount Macedon Memorial Cross, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve, and then get great views at Camel's Hump.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lancefield road trip site.

Getting from Daylesford to Lancefield by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lancefield

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.