12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Coolamon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Coonamble
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gunnedah
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Tumut
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Torquay and see The Great Ocean Road, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 6th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and examine the collection at Melbourne Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Melbourne. In April, daytime highs in Melbourne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coolamon.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, Historic St Andrew's Anglican Church
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

1
night
Coolamon

Coolamon ©
Coolamon is a town in the Riverina region of south-west New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Up-to-Date Store and then see the interesting displays at Coolamon Fire Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Coolamon day trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Melbourne to Coolamon. In April, daytime highs in Coolamon are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Coonamble.

Things to do in Coolamon

Museums
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Coolamon Fire Museum ©
Coolamon Fire Museum
Up-to-Date Store ©
Up-to-Date Store

1
day
Coonamble

Coonamble ©
Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Nickname Hall of Fame, explore the galleries of Outback Arts Gallery, and then examine the collection at The Museum Under the Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coonamble trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Coolamon to Coonamble takes 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Coonamble when traveling from Coolamon in April, with lows around 15°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gunnedah.

Things to do in Coonamble

Museums Shopping
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Outback Arts Gallery ©
Outback Arts Gallery

1
night
Gunnedah

Gunnedah ©
Gunnedah is a town in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia and is the seat of the Gunnedah Shire local government area. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get great views at Porcupine Lookout, explore the world behind art at The Mackellar Centre, examine the collection at Gunnedah Rural Museum, then get great views at Pensioners Hill Lookout, and finally walk around Waterways Wildlife Park.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gunnedah trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Coonamble to Gunnedah in 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tumut.

Things to do in Gunnedah

Museums Parks
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Gunnedah Rural Museum ©
Gunnedah Rural Museum
Porcupine Lookout ©
Porcupine Lookout
Waterways Wildlife Park ©
Waterways Wildlife Park

2
nights
Tumut

Tumut ©
Tumut or is a town in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, situated on the banks of the Tumut River.Tumut sits on the north-west foothills of the Snowy Mountains and is referred to as the gateway to the Snowy Mountains Scheme. On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Tumut River, do a tasting at Courabyra Wines, and then ride a horse along Mountain Ash Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture, then pause for some photo ops at Anzac Grove War Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Gundagai Museum, and finally admire the engineering at Blowering Dam.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tumut day trip planning app .

Drive from Gunnedah to Tumut in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tumut

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Gundagai, Tumbarumba
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Tumut River ©
Tumut River
Courabyra Wines ©
Courabyra Wines
Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture ©
Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture

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