9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 1 day
Drive
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Angourie
— 1 night
Drive
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Inverell
— 1 night
Drive
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Coonabarabran
— 1 night
Drive
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Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive
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Forbes
— 1 night
Drive
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Shepparton
— 1 day
Drive
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Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly

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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Albert Street Uniting Church, admire the masterpieces at Queensland Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Boggo Road Gaol (Jail), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel).

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane travel planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In December, daytime highs in Brisbane are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Angourie.

Things to do in Brisbane

Historic Sites · Museums

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Angourie

On the 27th (Thu), kick back and relax at Pippi Beach, examine the collection at Yamba Museum, then tour the water at your own pace with Yamba Pedal Boats, and finally take some stellar pictures from Maclean Lookout.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Angourie online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Angourie takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, plan for little chillier nights in Angourie, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverell.

Things to do in Angourie

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Inverell

Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. On the 28th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Inverell art gallery, examine the collection at National Transport Museum, and then experience rural life at Olives of Beaulieu.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Inverell sightseeing planner.

Getting from Angourie to Inverell by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coonabarabran.

Things to do in Inverell

Museums · Shopping

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Coonabarabran

Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Warrumbungle National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coonabarabran road trip site.

You can drive from Inverell to Coonabarabran in 3.5 hours. December in Coonabarabran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Dubbo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): meet the residents at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Maquarie River.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dubbo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coonabarabran to Dubbo takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Forbes.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Nature

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Forbes

Forbes is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. On the 31st (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture, stroll the grounds of Forbes Cemetery, then examine the collection at McFeeters Motor Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Forbes Historical Museum, and finally go for a walk through Gum Swamp & Bird Hide.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Forbes trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Dubbo to Forbes by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Shepparton.

Things to do in Forbes

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Shepparton

Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. On the 1st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Cussen Park, then see the interesting displays at Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Park Lake.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Shepparton trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Forbes to Shepparton by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Shepparton

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Damper Creek Reserve, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Shepparton to Melbourne in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Shepparton in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Melbourne, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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.