11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Mildura
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
White Cliffs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Bourke
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Warren
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Hay
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Moama
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
On the 25th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Lock 11, get your game on at Woodsies Gem Shop, and then make a trip to Big Lizzie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery, admire all the interesting features of Orange World, then examine the collection at Mildura Holden Motor Museum, and finally explore the activities along Murray River.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mildura travel route planner.

Melbourne to Mildura is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mildura, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Mildura

Shopping Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Buronga, Big Lizzie, Murray River
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
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Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Lock 11 ©
Lock 11
Orange World ©
Orange World

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air, then make a trip to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial, and finally examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Mildura to Broken Hill takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mildura in March since evenings lows in Broken Hill dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

1
night
White Cliffs

White Cliffs
White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. On the 28th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Paroo-Darling National Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our White Cliffs trip planner .

Getting from Broken Hill to White Cliffs by car takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bourke.

Things to do in White Cliffs

Nature Parks
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1
night
Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. On the 29th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Bourke Historic Wharf, browse the exhibits of Back O' Bourke Gallery, see the interesting displays at Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bourke Historic Cemetery, and finally admire all the interesting features of Louth Races.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bourke trip planner .

Traveling by car from White Cliffs to Bourke takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Bourke

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Back O' Bourke Gallery
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Bourke Historic Cemetery ©
Bourke Historic Cemetery
Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre ©
Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre
Back O' Bourke Gallery ©
Back O' Bourke Gallery

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the galleries of Chambers of The Black Hand, explore the galleries of John Murray Art Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bevans Cactus Nursery, and finally take in the natural beauty of Artesian Baths. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Down to Earth Opals, learn more about the world around you at Australian Opal Centre, take an in-depth tour of Kangaroo Hill Complex, then explore the historical opulence of Amigos Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Lightning Ridge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lightning Ridge day trip website .

Traveling by car from Bourke to Lightning Ridge takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Warren.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery

1
night
Warren

Warren
Warren is a town in the Orana Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Tiger Bay Wetlands.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Warren trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Lightning Ridge to Warren takes 3.5 hours. In March in Warren, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hay.

Things to do in Warren

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:

1
day
Hay

Hay ©
Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Hay Sunset Viewing Area, don't miss a visit to The Long Paddock, then examine the collection at Shear Outback, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Warren to Hay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Moama.

Things to do in Hay

Museums
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The Long Paddock ©
The Long Paddock
Shear Outback ©
Shear Outback

2
nights
Moama

Moama ©
Moama is a town in the Riverina district of southern New South Wales, Australia, in the Murray River Council local government area. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then examine the collection at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bandicoot Brewing Pty Ltd, and finally see the interesting displays at The Great Aussie Beer Shed. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Five Mile Picnic Area, look for gifts at Echuca Chocolate Company, then get curious at TwistED, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Moama online tour planner .

Drive from Hay to Moama in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moama

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Echuca
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
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The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca ©

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