29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Goulburn
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Albury
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Dubbo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Tamworth
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Brisbane
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Shoal Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Bateau Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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3
nights
Goulburn

Goulburn ©
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately 195km south-west of Sydney, Australia, and 90km north-east of Canberra. Bring the kids along to Jenolan Caves and Minnamurra Falls. Explore Goulburn's surroundings by going to Oberon (Coopers Antiques & The Oberon Common), The Grape Escape (in Mittagong) and Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, steep yourself in history at Yerranderie, and take an in-depth tour of Riversdale Historic Homestead.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Goulburn day trip planning site .

Sydney to Goulburn is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. June in Goulburn sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Albury.

Things to do in Goulburn

Museums Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Oberon, Jenolan Caves, Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame, Minnamurra Falls, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Yerranderie ©
Yerranderie
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Minnamurra Falls ©
Minnamurra Falls

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. Get out of town with these interesting Albury side-trips: Bright (Howitt Park & Canyon Walk) and Pfeiffer Wines (in Wahgunyah). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Albury Botanic Garden, explore the landscape on two wheels at Murray River Trail, get outside with Oddies Creek Playspace, and pause for some photo ops at Monument Hill.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Albury using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Goulburn to Albury takes 4 hours. Traveling from Goulburn in June, things will get little chillier in Albury: highs are around 15°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Albury

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bright, Pfeiffer Wines, Military Memorobilia Display
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Albury Botanic Garden ©
Albury Botanic Garden
Howitt Park ©
Howitt Park
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Taronga Western Plains Zoo and Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubbo: 'Banjo Paterson ... more than a Poet' Exhibition (in Yeoval) and Burrendong Arboretum (in Mumbil). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, don't miss a visit to Alladins Cave Bottle House, browse the collection at Macquarie Regional Library, and contemplate the waterfront views at Maquarie River.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dubbo trip builder tool .

Getting from Albury to Dubbo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

'Banjo Paterson ... more than a Poet' Exhibition, Burrendong Arboretum, Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Macquarie Regional Library ©
Macquarie Regional Library

3
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tamworth Regional Playground and Tamworth Marsupial Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores (in Nundle), Watsons Creek National Park (in Watsons Bay) and Walcha's Open Air Gallery of sculptures and artworks (in Walcha). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Truck Drivers Memorial, contemplate the long history of The Memorial to the Australian Light Horse, take some stellar pictures from Oxley Scenic Lookout, and examine the collection at Australian Railway Monument and Rail Journeys Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tamworth trip maker app .

Drive from Dubbo to Tamworth in 4 hours. In June in Tamworth, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Watsons Creek National Park, Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores, Walcha's Open Air Gallery of sculptures and artworks
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Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground
Truck Drivers Memorial ©
Truck Drivers Memorial
Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout

5
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Australia Zoo and Mooloolaba Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brisbane: Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim), Caloundra Regional Art Gallery (in Caloundra) and Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World (in Maleny). There's still lots to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brisbane trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Tamworth to Brisbane with the Route module. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tamworth in June: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Mooloolaba Beach, Australia Zoo, Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Caloundra Regional Art Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 23:
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kids will enjoy Sea World Theme Park and Dreamworld. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, look for all kinds of wild species at David Fleay Wildlife Park, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise, and kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gold Coast online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Brisbane to Gold Coast in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors
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Surfers Paradise Beach ©
Surfers Paradise Beach
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

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nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at The Big Banana Fun Park, then take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Brelsford Park Playground. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coffs Harbour Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, then take in the waterfront at The Boardwalk, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Coffs Harbour Jetty.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Coffs Harbour trip planner .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

The Boardwalk
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Coffs Harbour Beach ©
Coffs Harbour Beach
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

1
night
Shoal Bay

Shoal Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Tomaree Head, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then make a trip to Gan Gan Lookout.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Shoal Bay trip app .

Drive from Coffs Harbour to Shoal Bay in 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bateau Bay.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nelson Bay
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Tomaree Head ©
Tomaree Head
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gan Gan Lookout ©
Gan Gan Lookout

3
nights
Bateau Bay

Bateau Bay ©
Bateau Bay is a suburb of the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Australian Reptile Park and Hunter Valley Zoo. Explore Bateau Bay's surroundings by going to Wisemans Ferry (Convict Trail, Ferry Artists Gallery, & more), Ernest Hill Wines (in Nulkaba) and Pokolbin (Hunter Valley Gardens & Harkham Wines). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Norah Head Lighthouse and tour the pleasant surroundings at Terrigal Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bateau Bay trip builder app .

You can drive from Shoal Bay to Bateau Bay in 2 hours. Traveling from Shoal Bay in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bateau Bay, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bateau Bay

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wisemans Ferry, Pokolbin, Nulkaba, Australian Reptile Park, Norah Head Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
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Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park
Hunter Valley Zoo ©
Hunter Valley Zoo
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

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