22 days in Hervey Bay & Myrtleford Itinerary

22 days in Hervey Bay & Myrtleford Itinerary

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22 days in Hervey Bay & Myrtleford Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Hervey Bay
— 10 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Myrtleford
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

10
nights
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Get in touch with nature at Hervey Bay Day Tripper and Dundowran Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burrum Coast National Park and World Bazaar. Get out of town with these interesting Hervey Bay side-trips: Bargara (The Basin & Barolin Rocks), Wide Bay Hospitals Museum (in Maryborough) and Wanggoolba Creek (in Fraser Island). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Ashleigh Manley Art Gallery Homewares & Gifts, don't miss a visit to Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, kick back and relax at Woodgate Beach, and get interesting insight from Susan River Homestead Adventure Resort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hervey Bay day trip app .

Sydney to Hervey Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hervey Bay: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Myrtleford.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Maryborough, Bundaberg, Childers, Bargara, Wanggoolba Creek
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 18:
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World Bazaar ©
World Bazaar
Burrum Heads Beach ©
Burrum Heads Beach
Wanggoolba Creek ©
Wanggoolba Creek

10
nights
Myrtleford

Myrtleford ©
Myrtleford is a town in northeast Victoria, Australia, 280 km northeast of Melbourne and 46 km southeast of Wangaratta. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Buffalo and Michelini Wines. Take a break from the city and head to Stringybark Creek Historic Reserve and Mt. Pilot National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Myrtleford side-trips: Lake Eildon National Park (in Eildon), Whitfield (Powers Lookout & Dal Zotto Wines) and Yackandandah (Yackandandah Museum & Sluga Gallery). Spend the 20th (Tue) exploring nature at Mount Buffalo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Red Ramia Trading, do a tasting at King River Estate Wines, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Social Bandit Brewing Co, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ladies Bath Falls.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Myrtleford road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Hervey Bay to Myrtleford with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Hervey Bay in August: high temperatures in Myrtleford hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtleford

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Beechworth, Whitfield, King Valley, Yackandandah, Chiltern
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 29:
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Mount Buffalo National Park ©
Mount Buffalo National Park
Lake Eildon National Park ©
Lake Eildon National Park
Ladies Bath Falls ©
Ladies Bath Falls

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