13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
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Brisbane
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Coffs Harbour
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Dorrigo
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
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Ebor
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Armidale
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Tamworth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Dubbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
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Gulargambone
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Lightning Ridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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St George
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Goondiwindi
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
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Brisbane
— 1 night
End: Brisbane

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
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.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel) and then identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brisbane tour itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Brisbane. April in Brisbane sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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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.
To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coffs Harbour tour itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Coffs Harbour takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Dorrigo.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Dorrigo

Dorrigo ©
Dorrigo, a small town on the Waterfall Way, is located on the Northern Tablelands, in northern New South Wales, Australia. On the 21st (Sun), stop by Dorrigo Sweet Shop, walk around Dorrigo National Park, and then admire the sheer force of Dangar Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dorrigo online trip maker .

You can drive from Coffs Harbour to Dorrigo in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Dorrigo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ebor.

Things to do in Dorrigo

Parks Nature Shopping
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Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls
Dorrigo National Park ©
Dorrigo National Park
Dorrigo Sweet Shop ©
Dorrigo Sweet Shop

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Ebor

Ebor ©
Ebor is a village on Waterfall Way on the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Point Lookout and then take in the dramatic scenery at Ebor Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ebor trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Dorrigo to Ebor by car takes about an hour. April in Ebor sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Armidale.

Things to do in Ebor

Nature Parks
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Point Lookout ©
Point Lookout

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Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Armidale road trip tool .

Drive from Ebor to Armidale in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tamworth.

Things to do in Armidale

Historic Sites
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Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): let little ones run wild at Tamworth Regional Playground, then identify plant and animal life at Tamworth Marsupial Park, then walk around Oxley Scenic Lookout, and finally steep yourself in history at The Memorial to the Australian Light Horse.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tamworth trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Armidale to Tamworth in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
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Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground
Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout

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Dubbo

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, and then don't miss a visit to Alladins Cave Bottle House. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Western Plains Cultural Centre, admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, and then Head underground at Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dubbo day trip planning site .

You can drive from Tamworth to Dubbo in 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gulargambone.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Shoyoen Japanese Garden ©
Shoyoen Japanese Garden

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Gulargambone

Gulargambone ©
Gulargambone is a village in the central west plains of New South Wales, Australia, on the banks of the Castlereagh River, in Coonamble Shire. To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gulargambone visit app .

You can drive from Dubbo to Gulargambone in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Gulargambone can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lightning Ridge.
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Two Eight Two Eight ©
Two Eight Two Eight

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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. On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Lightning Ridge, then step into the grandiose world of Amigos Castle, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Artesian Baths. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Bevans Cactus Nursery, take in the exciting artwork at John Murray Art Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then browse the exhibits of Chambers of The Black Hand, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of 3 mile Heritage opal mines.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Lightning Ridge online attractions planner .

Getting from Gulargambone to Lightning Ridge by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to St George.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge
Amigos Castle ©
Amigos Castle
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand

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St George

St George ©
On the 29th (Mon), admire the engineering at EJ Beardmore Dam, then learn about winemaking at Riversands Winery, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Unique Egg.

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Getting from Lightning Ridge to St George by car takes about 3 hours. You will leave for Goondiwindi on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in St George

Wineries Shopping Museums
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Riversands Winery ©
Riversands Winery
The Unique Egg ©
The Unique Egg

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Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi
→←Goondiwindi is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.. For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Goondiwindi route maker app .

You can drive from St George to Goondiwindi in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Goondiwindi

Parks Historic Sites
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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands.

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You can drive from Goondiwindi to Brisbane in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
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