32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h
1
Newcastle
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Gold Coast
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Mungindi
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Wagga Wagga
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Bathurst
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Sydney

7
nights
Newcastle

Newcastle ©
While Newcastle is known for its coal exports, it's also made a name for itself with a cultural boom.
Get out of town with these interesting Newcastle side-trips: Pokolbin (Wine Tours & Tastings, Harkham Wines, & more), Stonehurst Cedar Creek (in Wollombi) and Tomaree Head (in Shoal Bay). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Newcastle Memorial Walk, get outside with The Bogey Hole, relax in the rural setting at Watkins Orchard, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nobbys Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Newcastle trip builder site .

Sydney to Newcastle is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in August, Newcastle is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Newcastle

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Pokolbin, Wisemans Ferry, Stonehurst Cedar Creek, Tomaree Head, Ernest Hill Wines
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Harkham Wines ©
Harkham Wines
Newcastle Memorial Walk ©
Newcastle Memorial Walk
Nobbys Beach ©
Nobbys Beach

9
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gold Coast: Brisbane (South Bank Parklands, City Botanic Gardens, & more). There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea World Theme Park, kick back and relax at Surfers Paradise Beach, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Movie World, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gold Coast online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Newcastle to Gold Coast in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Newcastle in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gold Coast, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mungindi.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Brisbane
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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

1
night
Mungindi

Mungindi ©
Mungindi is a town and locality on the border of New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to One Ton Post.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mungindi vacation planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Coast to Mungindi. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Wagga Wagga.
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One Ton Post ©
One Ton Post

3
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Change things up with these side-trips from Wagga Wagga: Temora (Paleface Park & Temora Aviation Museum). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Project Paintball Wagga, explore the galleries of Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Wollundry Grove Olives, and brush up on your military savvy at RAAF Wagga Aviation Heritage Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wagga Wagga online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mungindi to Wagga Wagga takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Wagga Wagga, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bathurst.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Temora
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Wagga Wagga Rail Heritage Museum ©
Wagga Wagga Rail Heritage Museum
Project Paintball Wagga ©
Project Paintball Wagga
Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens ©
Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens

10
nights
Bathurst

Bathurst ©
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Explore Bathurst's surroundings by going to Blackheath (Day FIne Art, Gallery Blackheath, & more), Katoomba (Wentworth Falls, The Three Sisters, & more) and Leura (Gordon Falls Lookout, Leura Post Office, & more). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Jenolan Caves, hike along Grand Canyon track, examine the collection at Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, and admire all the interesting features of The National Pass.

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

Getting from Wagga Wagga to Bathurst by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bathurst are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Bathurst

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Leura, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park, Faulconbridge
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Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains

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