18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brunswick
Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Bairnsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Merimbula
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Springwood
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Yamba
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Forster
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Springwood
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Gundagai
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
9
Brunswick
— 1 night
End: Brunswick

2
nights
Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale ©
Head to Bairnsdale at any time of year to discover a busy regional centre from which to explore the vast Gippsland Lakes and spectacular Ninety Mile Beach, or the alpine highlights of Omeo, Dinner Plain and Mount Hotham.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Church and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gippsland Lakes.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bairnsdale trip planning tool .

Brunswick to Bairnsdale is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Merimbula.

Things to do in Bairnsdale

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gippsland Lakes
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Gippsland Lakes ©
Gippsland Lakes
St Mary's Catholic Church ©
St Mary's Catholic Church

1
night
Merimbula

Merimbula ©
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk, get in on the family fun at Magic Mountain, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk.

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Drive from Bairnsdale to Merimbula in 4 hours. April in Merimbula sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Springwood.

Things to do in Merimbula

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk
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Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain

2
nights
Springwood

Springwood ©
Springwood is a town in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Corridor of Oaks, take a peaceful walk through Birdwood Gully Park, then explore the world behind art at Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Burragorang Lookout. Keep things going the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Bilpin Cider Company, take in nature's colorful creations at The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, then take in the dramatic scenery at South Lawson Waterfall Circuit, and finally stop by Rick Rutherford's Country.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Springwood trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Merimbula to Springwood with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Springwood

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Faulconbridge, Lawson, Bilpin Cider Company, Burragorang Lookout, The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Burragorang Lookout ©
Burragorang Lookout
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden ©
The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

2
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, then make a trip to The Clog Barn, and then take in the waterfront at The Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park and then take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coffs Harbour trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Springwood to Coffs Harbour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

The Boardwalk
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
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Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier

2
nights
Yamba

Yamba ©
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Attractions like Pippi Beach and Turners Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach Yamba, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, perfect your strike at Bowlo Leisure Centre, and get engrossed in the history at Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yamba trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Yamba in 2 hours. April in Yamba sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Forster.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Maclean District Historical Society Incorporated
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
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Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Elizabeth Beach, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Coastal Brewing Co, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tuncurry Rock Pool, and finally admire all the interesting features of Colin Wren Oysters.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Forster trip planner .

You can drive from Yamba to Forster in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daytime highs in Forster are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Springwood.

Things to do in Forster

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tuncurry, Elizabeth Beach
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Tuncurry Rock Pool ©
Tuncurry Rock Pool

5
nights
Springwood

Springwood ©
Family-friendly places like Bents Basin State Conservation Area and Mermaids Pool will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Springwood side-trips: Cathedral of Ferns Walk (in Mt Wilson) and Bilpin (Hillbilly Cider & Pine Crest Orchard). Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook. See even more of Springwood: Head underground at Glow Worm Tunnel, take in the views from Lennox Bridge, stroll the grounds of Faulconbridge Cemetery, and get engrossed in the history at Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Springwood trip planner .

Traveling by car from Forster to Springwood takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gundagai.

Things to do in Springwood

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bilpin, Lithgow, Mermaids Pool, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook, Bents Basin State Conservation Area
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:
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Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook ©
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park ©
Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park

1
night
Gundagai

Gundagai ©
Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Dog On The Tucker Box, then take in the views from The Prince Alfred Bridge, and then get great views at Gundagai - Rotary Lookout.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gundagai day trip planning app .

You can drive from Springwood to Gundagai in 4 hours. Traveling from Springwood in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Gundagai, with lows around 11°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Brunswick.
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
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The Prince Alfred Bridge ©
The Prince Alfred Bridge
Dog On The Tucker Box ©
Dog On The Tucker Box
Gundagai - Rotary Lookout ©
Gundagai - Rotary Lookout

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Brunswick

Brunswick ©
Brunswick is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, north of Melbourne's central business district. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at Scienceworks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodlands Park, and then get your game on at Bounce Inc.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Brunswick itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gundagai to Brunswick. Traveling from Gundagai in April, you will find days in Brunswick are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brunswick

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Essendon, Scienceworks
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Scienceworks ©
Scienceworks
Woodlands Park ©
Woodlands Park

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