10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Maffra
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
2
Eden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Canberra
— 1 night
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Coonabarabran
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
8
Albury
— 1 night
End: Melbourne

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Maffra

Maffra ©
Maffra is a town in Victoria, Australia, east of Melbourne. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gippsland Vehicle Collection.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maffra route planner.

Melbourne to Maffra is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Maffra can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Maffra

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
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Gippsland Vehicle Collection ©
Gippsland Vehicle Collection

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Eden

Eden
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Eden road trip planning site .

You can drive from Maffra to Eden in 4 hours. In July in Eden, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Eden

Museums
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Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Australian War Memorial as well as Questacon.

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

Drive from Eden to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Eden in July, with highs in Canberra at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Childrens Museums
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bondi Beach, The Giant Stairway and Magistic Cruises. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a new perspective on things with Magistic Cruises, and then kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Canberra in July, with highs in Sydney at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

The Giant Stairway
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Giant Stairway ©
The Giant Stairway
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour itinerary website .

You can fly from Sydney to Coffs Harbour in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Gold Coast on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Burleigh Head National Park, kick back and relax at Kirra Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Fingal Head Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St Vincent's Catholic Church, view the masterpieces at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of New Govardhana Australia.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Gold Coast in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Coonabarabran on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Gold Coast

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, New Govardhana Australia, Fingal Head Lighthouse
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New Govardhana Australia ©
New Govardhana Australia
Kirra Beach ©
Kirra Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

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Coonabarabran

Coonabarabran
Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
You can plan Coonabarabran trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Coonabarabran. In July, Coonabarabran is a bit cooler than Gold Coast - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albury.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Parks Nature Museums
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night
Albury

Albury
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Albury day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coonabarabran to Albury. In July, daily temperatures in Albury can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Albury

Historic Sites
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