17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
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Brisbane
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Ballina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Dorrigo
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Scotts Head
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Uralla
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Inverell
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Warwick
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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.
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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Brisbane. In May, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off toBallina.

Things to do in Brisbane

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Ballina

Ballina ©
Ballina is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area. On the 13th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take some stellar pictures from Broken Head Nature Reserve, and then take a peaceful walk through Victoria Park Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ballina day trip app .

You can drive from Brisbane to Ballina in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ballina, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dorrigo.

Things to do in Ballina

Spas Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Spas, Broken Head Nature Reserve, Victoria Park Nature Reserve
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Victoria Park Nature Reserve ©
Victoria Park Nature Reserve
Broken Head Nature Reserve ©
Broken Head Nature Reserve

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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. Theblackhole and Bellingen Court House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting New England National Park and Cathedral Rock National Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Dorrigo to Bellingen to see The Woodcraft Gallery about 38 minutes away.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dorrigo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ballina to Dorrigo takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Scotts Head.

Things to do in Dorrigo

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Bellingen, Cathedral Rock National Park
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Cathedral Rock National Park ©
Cathedral Rock National Park
Theblackhole ©
Theblackhole
The Woodcraft Gallery ©
The Woodcraft Gallery

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Scotts Head

Scotts Head ©
Museum-lovers will appreciate Frank Partridge VC Military Museum and Bowraville Folk Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of the Mist and Scotts Head Beach. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Yarriabini National Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Scotts Head itinerary maker app .

Drive from Dorrigo to Scotts Head in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Scotts Head

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bowraville, Yarriabini National Park, Valley of the Mist
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Yarriabini National Park ©
Yarriabini National Park
Frank Partridge VC Military Museum ©
Frank Partridge VC Military Museum
Bowraville Folk Museum ©
Bowraville Folk Museum

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 20th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Mrs York's Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Slim Dusty Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Hastings River, and then don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Port Macquarie trip planner .

You can drive from Scotts Head to Port Macquarie in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Scotts Head in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Uralla.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

The Slim Dusty Centre, Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze
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The Slim Dusty Centre ©
The Slim Dusty Centre
Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze ©
Bago Vineyards and Bago Maze

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Uralla

Uralla ©
Uralla is a town on the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Warrabah National Park and Wooldridge Receation and Fossicking Area. Discover out-of-the-way places like McCrossin's Mill Museum and Sunhill Dairy Goats. Go for a jaunt from Uralla to Yarrowyck to see Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Thunderbolts Rocks.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Uralla road trip site .

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Uralla takes 3 hours. Traveling from Port Macquarie in May, you will find days in Uralla are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). On the 26th (Sun), you're off toInverell.

Things to do in Uralla

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Warrabah National Park, Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve
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Warrabah National Park ©
Warrabah National Park
McCrossin's Mill Museum ©
McCrossin's Mill Museum
Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve ©
Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve

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Inverell

Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Frazers Creek Sapphires. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Inverell art gallery, then admire all the interesting features of Olives of Beaulieu, then appreciate the history behind Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Inverell trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Uralla to Inverell in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Warwick.

Things to do in Inverell

Spas Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk
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Spas
Inverell art gallery ©
Inverell art gallery
Olives of Beaulieu ©
Olives of Beaulieu

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Warwick

Warwick ©
Warwick is a town and locality in southeast Queensland, Australia, lying 130km south-west of Brisbane. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Warwick Art Gallery, appreciate the history behind Cunningham's Monument, and then see the interesting displays at The Warwick and District Historical Society Inc - Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Warwick sightseeing site .

Getting from Inverell to Warwick by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May in Warwick, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will leave for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Warwick

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cunningham's Monument
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Warwick Art Gallery ©
Warwick Art Gallery

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