17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  9​h
1
Narrandera
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Karuah
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Ipswich
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Rockhampton
— 5 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
5
Bourke
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Narrandera

Narrandera
Narrandera until around 1949 also spelled "Narandera", is a town located in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia. For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Narrandera online trip maker .

Adelaide to Narrandera is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Narrandera when traveling from Adelaide in August, with lows around 3°C. You will leave for Karuah on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Narrandera

Parks Theme Parks Nature
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3
nights
Karuah

Karuah ©
Karuah is a locality in both the Port Stephens and Mid-Coast Councils in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. Explore Karuah's surroundings by going to Seal Rocks Lighthouse (in Seal Rocks) and Murray's Craft Brewing Co (in Bobs Farm). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Fighter World, explore the striking landscape at Stockton Sand Dunes, meet the residents at Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters, and make a trip to Oakvale Wildlife Park.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Karuah vacation website .

Traveling by car from Narrandera to Karuah takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Narrandera in August: high temperatures in Karuah hover around 22°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ipswich.

Things to do in Karuah

Fun & Games Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Port Stephens, Williamtown, Bobs Farm, Seal Rocks Lighthouse
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Karuah & District Rsl Club ©
Karuah & District Rsl Club
Fighter World ©
Fighter World
Oakvale Wildlife Park ©
Oakvale Wildlife Park

4
nights
Ipswich

Ipswich ©
Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ipswich: Queen Mary Falls (in Killarney), Scenic Rim Brewery (in Mount Alford) and Lamington National Park (in Binna Burra). The adventure continues: stroll through Queens Park, learn about all things military at Ipswich RSL Memorial Hall Museum, see the interesting displays at The Workshops Rail Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at White Rock-Spring Mtn Conservation Estate.

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

Explore your travel options from Karuah to Ipswich with the Route module. When traveling from Karuah in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ipswich: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 5°C at night. You will leave for Rockhampton on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lamington National Park, Queen Mary Falls, Scenic Rim Brewery
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
The Workshops Rail Museum ©
The Workshops Rail Museum
St Marys Catholic Church ©
St Marys Catholic Church

5
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yeppoon (Bluff Point Walking Track & Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary), Koorana Crocodile Farm (in Coowonga) and Emu Park (Singing Ship & Anzac Plaza Emu Park). Spend the 23rd (Fri) exploring nature at Eubenangee Swamp National Park. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at Rockhampton Botanic Gardens, view the masterpieces at Rockhampton Art Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Kershaw Gardens, and identify plant and animal life at Capricorn Caves.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rockhampton day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ipswich to Rockhampton. Traveling from Ipswich in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rockhampton, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bourke.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Emu Park, Yeppoon, Eubenangee Swamp National Park, Koorana Crocodile Farm
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Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bourke day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rockhampton to Bourke takes 13 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Bourke

Historic Sites Museums
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Bourke Historic Cemetery ©
Bourke Historic Cemetery
Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre ©
Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre
Bourke Historic Wharf ©
Bourke Historic Wharf

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, and then make a trip to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Broken Hill holiday planning website .

Getting from Bourke to Broken Hill by car takes about 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums

Side Trip

Mundi Mundi Lookout
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial
Mundi Mundi Lookout ©
Mundi Mundi Lookout

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