49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

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49 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 45​min
1
Bendigo
— 10 nights
2
Echuca
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Tocumwal
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Eden
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Broken Hill
— 7 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
6
Ballarat
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Hobart

10
nights
Bendigo

Bendigo ©
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Take a break from the city and head to Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve and Lake Nagambie. Discover out-of-the-way places like Main Street and Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Bendigo: Taltarni Vineyards (in Moonambel), Avoca (Blue Pyrenees Estate & Mount Avoca) and Chocolate Mill (in Mount Franklin). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Tahbilk Estate (Winery, Cafe & Wetlands), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bendigo Joss House Temple, savor the flavors at Daylesford Cider Company, and don't miss a visit to Lydiard Street.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bendigo day trip site .

Hobart to Bendigo is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Echuca.

Things to do in Bendigo

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hepburn Springs, Daylesford, Ballarat, Nagambie, Avoca
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Blue Pyrenees Estate ©
Blue Pyrenees Estate
Passing Clouds Winery ©
Passing Clouds Winery

9
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Victoria Park Lake and Cornelia Creek Wines. Get outdoors at Barham Golf Resort and Terrick Terrick National Park. Explore Echuca's surroundings by going to Barmah National Park (in Barmah), Shepparton Motor Museum (in Shepparton) and Gunbower National Park (in Gunbower). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tee off at Rich River Golf Club, have some family-friendly fun at Oz Maze and Mini Golf, and learn about winemaking at St. Anne's Winery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Echuca trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Bendigo to Echuca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tocumwal.

Things to do in Echuca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Shepparton, Rich River Golf Club, Cornelia Creek Wines, Terrick Terrick National Park, Barmah National Park
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 10:
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Victoria Park Lake ©
Victoria Park Lake
Cornelia Creek Wines ©
Cornelia Creek Wines
Echuca Historical Society Museum ©
Echuca Historical Society Museum

8
nights
Tocumwal

Tocumwal ©
Tocumwal is a town in the southern Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Berrigan Shire local government area, near the Victorian border. Explore hidden gems such as Campbells Wines and Lake Moodemere Estate. Take a break from the city and head to Murray to Mountains Rail Trail and Lake Mulwala. Change things up with these side-trips from Tocumwal: Wahgunyah (Pfeiffer Wines, All Saints Estate & Winery, & more), Gallery 294 (in Corowa) and Savernake Station (in Savernake). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Rutherglen Wine Experience and Visitor Information Centre, indulge your taste buds at Milawa Mustard, steep yourself in history at Byramine Homestead, and stop by Rich Glen Olive Estate.

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You can drive from Echuca to Tocumwal in 1.5 hours. September in Tocumwal sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Tocumwal

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rutherglen, Yarrawonga, Wahgunyah, Savernake Station, Milawa Mustard
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Lake Mulwala ©
Lake Mulwala
Pfeiffer Wines ©
Pfeiffer Wines
Campbells Wines ©
Campbells Wines

9
nights
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Get in touch with nature at Blue Pool and Montague Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ben Boyd Tower and Green Cape Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Eden side-trips: Mumbulla Falls (in Bega), Tathra (Tathra Beach, Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, & more) and Mallacoota (WW11 Bunker Museum & Mallacoota Coastal Walks). Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Ben Boyd National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Potoroo Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Short Point Recreation Reserve, engage your brain at Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Eden trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tocumwal to Eden takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bathurst.

Things to do in Eden

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Merimbula, Tathra, Tilba Tilba, Mallacoota, Blue Pool
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 28:
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Tathra Beach ©
Tathra Beach
Green Cape Lighthouse ©
Green Cape Lighthouse
Ben Boyd Tower ©
Ben Boyd Tower

7
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Explore hidden gems such as Mutawintji National Park and Jack Absolom. Visit Day Dream Mine and Silverton Cemetery for their historical value. Explore Broken Hill's surroundings by going to Mundi Mundi Lookout (in Silverton) and Menindee (Lake Menindee & Kinchega National Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, browse the exhibits of Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Bindara Station.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Eden to Broken Hill in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Eden in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Broken Hill: highs are around 26°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Silverton, Menindee
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Mutawintji National Park ©
Mutawintji National Park
Silverton Gaol Museum ©
Silverton Gaol Museum

2
nights
Ballarat

Ballarat ©
Modern Ballarat is known for its study and innovation of alternative energy sources.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of You Yangs Regional Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St Patrick's Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Ballarat Railway Station, then do a tasting at Captains Creek Organic Wines, and finally look for gifts at The Amazing Mill Markets Ballarat.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Ballarat day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Broken Hill to Ballarat takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Broken Hill in October, you will find days in Ballarat are little chillier (24°C), and nights are colder (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ballarat

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Creswick, You Yangs Regional Park, Captains Creek Organic Wines
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
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You Yangs Regional Park ©
You Yangs Regional Park
Captains Creek Organic Wines ©
Captains Creek Organic Wines
St Patrick's Cathedral ©
St Patrick's Cathedral

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