18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Apollo Bay
Drive:  6​h
1
Shepparton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Darlington Point
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hillston
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Bourke
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Muswellbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Gosford
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Tamworth
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Maryborough
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Apollo Bay

2
nights
Shepparton

Shepparton ©
Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Anne's Winery and Tallis Wine Cellar Door. Get a sense of the local culture at Monichino Wines and Baileys of Glenrowan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shepparton: Warby Ovens National Park (in Wangaratta) and Echuca Heritage Sweet Co (in Echuca).

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Apollo Bay to Shepparton is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. In March in Shepparton, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Darlington Point.

Things to do in Shepparton

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Echuca, Baileys of Glenrowan, Warby Ovens National Park, Monichino Wines, Tallis Wine Cellar Door
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Warby Ovens National Park ©
Warby Ovens National Park
St. Anne's Winery ©
St. Anne's Winery
Baileys of Glenrowan ©
Baileys of Glenrowan

1
night
Darlington Point

Darlington Point ©
Darlington Point is a small town on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in the Riverina district of western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Altina Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Darlington Point trip planner .

You can drive from Shepparton to Darlington Point in 3 hours. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hillston.

Things to do in Darlington Point

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Altina Wildlife Park ©
Altina Wildlife Park

1
night
Hillston

Hillston
Hillston is a township in western New South Wales, Australia, in Carrathool Shire, on the banks of the Lachlan River. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lachlan River Swing Bridge. On the 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lachlan River Swing Bridge.

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You can drive from Darlington Point to Hillston in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Hillston are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bourke.
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5
nights
Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Visit Bourke Historic Cemetery and Mulgowan (Yapa) Aboriginal Rock Art Site for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps and Gundabooka National Park. When in Bourke, make a side trip to see Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum in Brewarrina, approximately 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Back O' Bourke Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Louth Races, see the interesting displays at Back O'Bourke Exhibition Centre, and take in panoramic vistas at Bourke Historic Wharf.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bourke trip maker app .

You can drive from Hillston to Bourke in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Bourke

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Brewarrina, Back O' Bourke Gallery
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Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps ©
Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps
Gundabooka National Park ©
Gundabooka National Park

1
night
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.
On the 1st (Mon), examine the collection at Narromine Aviation Museum, then appreciate the history behind Glen McGrath Statue, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Orana Mall. On the next day, browse the collection at Macquarie Regional Library, learn about winemaking at Red Earth Estate, and then admire the striking features of Dundullimal Homestead.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dubbo journey maker app .

You can drive from Bourke to Dubbo in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Muswellbrook.

Things to do in Dubbo

Shopping Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Narromine
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Red Earth Estate ©
Red Earth Estate
Dundullimal Homestead ©
Dundullimal Homestead
Narromine Aviation Museum ©
Narromine Aviation Museum

1
night
Muswellbrook

Muswellbrook ©
Muswellbrook is a town in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 243km north of Sydney and 127km north-west of Newcastle.Geologically, Muswellbrook is situated in the northern parts of the Sydney basin, bordering the New England region.The area is predominantly known for coal mining and horse breeding, but has also developed a reputation for gourmet food and wine production. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stop by Pukara Estate and then explore the galleries of Muswellbrook Regional Arts Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Muswellbrook tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Dubbo to Muswellbrook takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gosford.

Things to do in Muswellbrook

Shopping Museums
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Muswellbrook Regional Arts Center ©
Muswellbrook Regional Arts Center
Pukara Estate ©
Pukara Estate

2
nights
Gosford

Gosford ©
Gosford is a suburb located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ettalong Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ebenezer Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gosford sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Muswellbrook to Gosford in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Gosford

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ocean Beach, Ebenezer Church, Ettalong Beach, Captain Cook Lookout, Catherine Hill Bay Beach
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Ebenezer Church ©
Ebenezer Church
Ettalong Beach ©
Ettalong Beach
Captain Cook Lookout ©
Captain Cook Lookout

3
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Tia Falls and Leconfield. Walk A Country Mile Museum and Bob's Shed are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Tamworth: Who'd A Thought It Lookout (in Quirindi) and Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores (in Nundle). There's more to do: play a few rounds at Tamworth Golf Club.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Tamworth trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Gosford to Tamworth takes 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Tamworth can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Tamworth

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trips

Quirindi, Leconfield, Tia Falls, Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores
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Tia Falls ©
Tia Falls
Bob's Shed ©
Bob's Shed
Leconfield ©
Leconfield

1
night
Bundaberg

Bundaberg
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bundaberg tour itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Tamworth to Bundaberg with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tamworth in April since evenings lows in Bundaberg dip to 20°C. You will leave for Maryborough on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Maryborough

Maryborough ©
Maryborough is a city located on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia, approximately 255km north of the state capital, Brisbane. To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Maryborough trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Bundaberg to Maryborough in 1.5 hours. April in Maryborough sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maryborough

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Maryborough City Hall ©
Maryborough City Hall