24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Clifton Springs
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Mildura
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Bourke
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Dubbo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Canberra
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Albury
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
day
Clifton Springs

Clifton Springs
Clifton Springs is a coastal town located on the Bellarine Peninsula, near Geelong, Victoria, Australia.HistoryIn December 1870 a report was published regarding the discovery of mineral springs on "Clifton", the property of Thomas Bates (Jnr). Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at The Dell Picnic Area.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Clifton Springs online tour itinerary planner .

Melbourne to Clifton Springs is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Clifton Springs

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

3
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Mildura is known for breweries & distilleries, fun & games, nightlife, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the fine beverages at Fossey's Ginporium and Whisky Distillery, don't miss a visit to Lock 11, take in the pleasant sights at Mildura Riverfront, and get your game on at Woodsies Gem Shop.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Mildura holiday builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clifton Springs to Mildura. When traveling from Clifton Springs in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mildura: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Mildura

Fun & Games Golf Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
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Inflatable World ©
Inflatable World
Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Sun City Rollerama ©
Sun City Rollerama

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Broken Hill is known for museums, wildlife, nightlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air, and take in the exciting artwork at Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Broken Hill trip maker .

You can fly from Mildura to Broken Hill in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mildura in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Broken Hill. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bourke.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Living Desert State Park ©
Living Desert State Park

1
night
Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Gundabooka National Park and then take in panoramic vistas at Bourke Historic Wharf.

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You can drive from Broken Hill to Bourke in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Bourke

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Gundabooka National Park ©
Gundabooka National Park
Bourke Historic Wharf ©
Bourke Historic Wharf

2
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at John Murray Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Kangaroo Hill Complex, take in nature's colorful creations at Bevans Cactus Nursery, then view the masterpieces at Chambers of The Black Hand, and finally don't miss a visit to Stanley the Emu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Australian Opal Centre, look for gifts at Lost Sea Opals, make a trip to Cooper's Cottage, get engrossed in the history at Lightning Ridge Heritage Cottage Hospital Gallery, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally step into the grandiose world of Amigos Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lightning Ridge online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bourke to Lightning Ridge takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dubbo.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Museums Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
Lost Sea Opals ©
Lost Sea Opals

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Maquarie River. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, then make a trip to Dundullimal Homestead, then steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and finally get lost in a book at Macquarie Regional Library.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubbo visit planning website .

Drive from Lightning Ridge to Dubbo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Shoyoen Japanese Garden ©
Shoyoen Japanese Garden

4
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Canberra is known for museums, childrens museums, nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, and stroll through Canberra Centenary Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Canberra itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dubbo to Canberra in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Dubbo in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Canberra: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Trails
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Questacon ©
Questacon
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning site .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Canberra in October, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

3
nights
Albury

Albury ©
Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Albury is known for parks, nature, nightlife, adventure, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the landscape on two wheels at Murray River Trail, get outside with Oddies Creek Playspace, get lost in a book at Albury LibraryMuseum, and admire the landmark architecture of Albury Town Hall.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Albury trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Albury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in October, Albury is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk ©
Yindyamarra Sculpture Walk
Wonga Wetlands ©
Wonga Wetlands
Albury Railway Station ©
Albury Railway Station

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