22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  45​min
1
Beecroft
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Camerons Pocket
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Dubbo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
White Cliffs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Tibooburra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Innamincka
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Cunnamulla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Lightning Ridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Cobar
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
11
Mudgee
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Sydney


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Beecroft

Beecroft ©
On the 2nd (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at Xtreme Playzone, putt your heart out at Thornleigh Golf Centre, and then look for gifts at Sweetness the Pattiserie.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Beecroft vacation maker site .

Sydney to Beecroft is an approximately half hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Beecroft, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Camerons Pocket.

Things to do in Beecroft

Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Thornleigh Golf Centre, Xtreme Playzone, Sweetness the Pattiserie
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Thornleigh Golf Centre ©
Thornleigh Golf Centre
Sweetness the Pattiserie ©
Sweetness the Pattiserie
Xtreme Playzone ©
Xtreme Playzone

2
nights
Camerons Pocket

Camerons Pocket
For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Camerons Pocket trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Beecroft to Camerons Pocket. Traveling from Beecroft in May, expect Camerons Pocket to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 20°C. You'll set off for Dubbo on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Camerons Pocket

Wildlife Parks Theme Parks
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3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Peak Hill Open Cut Experience (in Peak Hill), Warrumbungle National Park (in Coonabarabran) and Parkes (CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope, War Memorial, & more). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, don't miss a visit to Western Plains Cultural Centre, steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and admire the striking features of Dundullimal Homestead.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dubbo route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Camerons Pocket to Dubbo. Traveling from Camerons Pocket in May, expect nights in Dubbo to be colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Parkes, Warrumbungle National Park, Peak Hill Open Cut Experience
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope ©
CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Get out of town with these interesting Broken Hill side-trips: Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Mundi Mundi Lookout). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air, see the interesting displays at Mad Max Museum, and view the masterpieces at Silver City Mint and Art Centre.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Broken Hill road trip planner.

You can fly from Dubbo to Broken Hill in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubbo in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broken Hill, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Silverton
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

1
night
White Cliffs

White Cliffs
White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Paroo-Darling National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our White Cliffs trip tool .

Drive from Broken Hill to White Cliffs in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tibooburra.

Things to do in White Cliffs

Nature Parks
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night
Tibooburra

Tibooburra
Tibooburra is a town in the far northwest of New South Wales, Australia, located 1187km from the state capital, Sydney. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sturt National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tibooburra road trip planning website .

Getting from White Cliffs to Tibooburra by car takes about 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Innamincka.

Things to do in Tibooburra

Wildlife Nature Parks
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1
night
Innamincka

Innamincka
Innamincka is a small settlement in north-east South Australia, with a population of only 12. On the 14th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Cullymurra Waterhole.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Innamincka tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Tibooburra to Innamincka takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Cunnamulla.

Things to do in Innamincka

Wildlife Parks
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1
night
Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla
Cunnamulla is a small town that lies on the Warrego River in South West Queensland, Australia, 206km south of Charleville, and approximately 750km west of the state capital, Brisbane.Cunnamulla is situated at the intersection of the Mitchell Highway and the Balonne Highway. On the 15th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Neil Spencer Gallery, explore the world behind art at Cunnamulla Fella Centre Art Gallery and Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Bowra Sanctuary.

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Getting from Innamincka to Cunnamulla by car takes about 10.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Cunnamulla

Wildlife Parks Museums
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3
nights
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. When in Lightning Ridge, make a side trip to see Grawin Opal Miners Sports and Recreation Club Ltd in Cumborah, approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Artesian Baths, make a trip to Stanley the Emu, contemplate the long history of Lightning Ridge, and view the masterpieces at Chambers of The Black Hand.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lightning Ridge online route planner .

Traveling by car from Cunnamulla to Lightning Ridge takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Grawin Opal Miners Sports and Recreation Club Ltd
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Bevans Cactus Nursery ©
Bevans Cactus Nursery
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery

2
nights
Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Commonwealth Meteorological Station, then get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, then head outdoors with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, and finally steep yourself in history at Mount Grenfell Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Great Cobar Heritage Centre and then stroll around Cobar Miners Heritage Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cobar trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Lightning Ridge to Cobar takes 5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mudgee.

Things to do in Cobar

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre
Mount Grenfell Historic Site ©
Mount Grenfell Historic Site

3
nights
Mudgee

White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
When in Mudgee, make a side trip to see De Beaurepaire Wines in Rylstone, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at Gulgong Pioneers Museum, learn about winemaking at Moothi Estate, and experience rural life at Mudgee Honey Haven.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mudgee trip planner .

You can drive from Cobar to Mudgee in 5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Mudgee when traveling from Cobar in May, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mudgee

Wineries Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

De Beaurepaire Wines, Broombee Organic Wines - Cellar Door, Gulgong Pioneers Museum
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Distillery Tours
Lowe Wines ©
Lowe Wines
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery ©
SHORT SHEEP Micro-Winery

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