29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Lara
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Sarina
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
3
Yeppoon
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Maryborough
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Toowoomba
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Glen Innes
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
8
Tamworth
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Forbes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Bathurst
— 6 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Lara

Lara ©
Lara is a suburb of the City of Greater Geelong, 18 km north-east of the Geelong CBD, inland from the Princes Freeway to Melbourne.HistoryThe explorers Hume and Hovell arrived at Lara on December 16, 1824, believing that they had reached Westernport Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Werribee (Victoria State Rose Garden & Werribee Open Range Zoo). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at You Yangs Regional Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Roraima Nursery, hike along Kevin Hoffman Walk, see the interesting displays at Lara Heritage and Historical Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Serendip Sanctuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lara trip builder app .

Melbourne to Lara is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In October in Lara, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sarina.

Things to do in Lara

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Werribee, You Yangs Regional Park
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Roraima Nursery ©
Roraima Nursery
Lara Heritage and Historical Museum ©

1
day
Sarina

Sarina ©
Sarina is a town and locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Barfield, then get your bearings at Sarina District Historical Centre, and then appreciate the history behind Big Cane Toad.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sarina trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Lara to Sarina with the Route module. Traveling from Lara in October, expect nights in Sarina to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yeppoon.

Things to do in Sarina

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lake Barfield
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Big Cane Toad ©
Big Cane Toad

3
nights
Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Mount Jim Crow National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, kick back and relax at Farnborough Beach, look for gifts at Coastal Funk, and don't miss a visit to Wreck Point Scenic Lookout.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yeppoon trip planner.

You can drive from Sarina to Yeppoon in 3.5 hours. October in Yeppoon sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maryborough.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Yeppoon Lagoon ©
Yeppoon Lagoon
Keppel Kraken ©
Keppel Kraken

2
nights
Maryborough

Maryborough ©
Maryborough is a city located on the Mary River in Queensland, Australia, approximately 255km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Maryborough is known for museums, parks, wildlife, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see human ingenuity at work at Lenthalls Dam, examine the collection at Whistle Stop Rail Museum, pick up some local products at Maryborough Heritage Markets, and learn about all things military at Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Maryborough day trip planning site .

You can drive from Yeppoon to Maryborough in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Yeppoon in October, you will find days in Maryborough are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Maryborough

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Maryborough Military & Colonial Museum ©
Brennan and Geraghty's Store Museum ©

3
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Toowoomba is known for parks, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Queens Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Garden, examine the collection at DownsSteam Tourist Railway & Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Toowoomba trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Maryborough to Toowoomba in 4 hours. Traveling from Maryborough in October, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Toowoomba. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Museums Spas
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Queens Park ©
Queens Park
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD ©
Japanese Gardens USQ QLD
Laurel Bank Park ©
Laurel Bank Park

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. Lightning Ridge is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the natural beauty of Artesian Baths, view the masterpieces at Chambers of The Black Hand, browse the exhibits of John Murray Art Gallery, and look for gifts at Lost Sea Opals.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lightning Ridge day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Toowoomba to Lightning Ridge in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Glen Innes.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand

1
day
Glen Innes

Glen Innes ©
Glen Innes is a parish and town on the Northern Tablelands, in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore and take pictures at The Super Strawberry, make a trip to Australian Standing Stones, then don't miss a visit to Australian Standing Stones, and finally take an in-depth tour of Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Glen Innes day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lightning Ridge to Glen Innes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Glen Innes

Museums
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Australian Standing Stones ©
Australian Standing Stones
The Super Strawberry ©
The Super Strawberry

3
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Tamworth is known for museums, wildlife, parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Oxley Scenic Lookout, walk around Bicentennial Park, identify plant and animal life at Tamworth Marsupial Park, and see the interesting displays at Australian Railway Monument and Rail Journeys Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tamworth trip planner.

You can drive from Glen Innes to Tamworth in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tamworth are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Forbes.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout
Truck Drivers Memorial ©
Truck Drivers Memorial
Bicentennial Park ©
Bicentennial Park

2
nights
Forbes

Forbes ©
Forbes is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. Venture out of the city with trips to Cowra (Japanese War Cemetery & Bellevue Hill Reserve and Lookout), Parkes (The Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes Aviation Museum - HARS, & more) and The Age of Fishes Museum (in Canowindra). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at McFeeters Motor Museum, pause for some photo ops at Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture, stroll the grounds of Forbes Cemetery, and go for a walk through Gum Swamp & Bird Hide.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Forbes day trip tool .

You can drive from Tamworth to Forbes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bathurst.

Things to do in Forbes

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Parkes, Cowra, Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture, The Age of Fishes Museum
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CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope ©
CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope
McFeeters Motor Museum ©
McFeeters Motor Museum
Forbes Historical Museum ©
Forbes Historical Museum

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nights
Bathurst

Bathurst ©
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Bathurst side-trips: Leura (Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Leura Cascades, & more), Katoomba (Echo Point Lookout, The Giant Stairway, & more) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Mayfield Gardens, see the interesting displays at Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, get great views at Govetts Leap, and make a trip to Gallery Blackheath.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bathurst travel route builder site .

Drive from Forbes to Bathurst in 2.5 hours. In October in Bathurst, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bathurst

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Blackheath, Mayfield Garden, Jenolan Caves
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Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves

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