54 days in Australia Itinerary

54 days in Australia Itinerary

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54 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gladstone
Drive:  5​h
1
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Woodford
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Toowoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Stanthorpe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Tenterfield
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Glen Innes
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Armidale
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Yarrowyck
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Inverell
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Ashford
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Moree
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Gunnedah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Nundle
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Scone
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Mudgee
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
16
Oberon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
17
Lithgow
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
18
Katoomba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Oberon


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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Step off the beaten path and head to Marcoola Beach and Point Cartwright. Get in touch with nature at Gardners Falls and Noosa Horses. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach) and McCarthy's Lookout (in Maleny). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Noosa Farmers Market, explore the activities along Lake Weyba, and take some stellar pictures from Mount Tinbeerwah.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Noosa day trip website .

Gladstone to Noosa is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gatton.

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lows Lookout, Marcoola Beach
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Noosa Farmers Market ©
Noosa Farmers Market
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Laguna Lookout ©
Laguna Lookout

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Woodford

Woodford ©
Woodford is a small town in Queensland, Australia, on the D'Aguilar Highway 72 km north-west of Brisbane and 24 km west of Caboolture. On the 10th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Dahmongah Lookout Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Stony Creek Day-Use Recreation Area.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Woodford trip planner .

Drive from Noosa to Woodford in 1.5 hours. In February in Woodford, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Toowoomba.

Things to do in Woodford

Wildlife Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Dahmongah Lookout Park
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Dahmongah Lookout Park ©
Dahmongah Lookout Park

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Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Luke's Anglican Church, steep yourself in history at Spring Bluff, then take an in-depth tour of Highfields Pioneer Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Humeridge Church.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Toowoomba itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Woodford to Toowoomba in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Woodford in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Toowoomba, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Stanthorpe.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Highfields, Preston Peak Winery Function Centre, Summer Land Camels
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Spring Bluff ©
Spring Bluff
Summer Land Camels ©
Summer Land Camels
Preston Peak Winery Function Centre ©

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Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe ©
Stanthorpe is a town situated in south east Queensland, Australia. Glengallan Homestead & Heritage Centre and The Warwick and District Historical Society Inc - Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Storm King Dam and Wild Horse Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stanthorpe: Koreelah National Park (in Kyogle) and Texas Rabbit Factory (in Texas). There's still lots to do: stop by Anna's Candles.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Stanthorpe trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Gatton to Stanthorpe by car takes about 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Stanthorpe

Museums Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Warwick, Texas Rabbit Factory, Anna's Candles
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Storm King Dam ©
Storm King Dam

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Tenterfield

Tenterfield
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Thunderbolt's Hideout, contemplate the long history of World War 2 Tank Traps, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Mackenzie Nature Reserve. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Tenterfield Saddler, make a trip to Historic Cork Tree, and then explore the striking landscape of Basket Swamp National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tenterfield trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Stanthorpe to Tenterfield takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Glen Innes.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Parks Nature Wineries
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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. Land of the Beardies History House Museum & Research Centre and Emmaville Mining Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as The Super Strawberry and Australian Standing Stones. Venture out of the city with trips to The Big Lamb (in Guyra), Gibraltar Range National Park (in Australia Plains) and Ottery Mine (in Emmaville). It doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Raspberry Lookout.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glen Innes day trip app .

Traveling by car from Tenterfield to Glen Innes takes 1.5 hours. You will leave for Inverell on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Glen Innes

Museums
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The Super Strawberry ©
The Super Strawberry

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Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hillgrove and Booloominbah Historic House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saints Mary and Joseph Catholic Cathedral and Museum of Antiquities. Change things up with a short trip to Tia Falls in Walcha (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: pick up some local products at Armidale Farmers' Market, identify plant and animal life at Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve, explore the world behind art at Armidale Aboriginal Cultural Centre and Keeping Place, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Armidale day trip app .

You can drive from Glen Innes to Armidale in 1.5 hours. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yarrowyck.

Things to do in Armidale

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve, Tia Falls
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Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve ©
Tia Falls ©
Tia Falls

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Yarrowyck

Yarrowyck ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve and Warrabah National Park. Get in touch with nature at Watsons Creek National Park and Milani Trout Cottages.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yarrowyck online road trip planner .

You can drive from Armidale to Yarrowyck in an hour. In February in Yarrowyck, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inverell.

Things to do in Yarrowyck

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Watsons Creek National Park, Warrabah National Park, Milani Trout Cottages
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Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve ©
Mount Yarrowyck Nature Reserve
Warrabah National Park ©
Warrabah National Park
Milani Trout Cottages ©
Milani Trout Cottages

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Inverell

Inverell ©
Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Olives of Beaulieu.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inverell trip planning app .

You can drive from Glen Innes to Inverell in an hour. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off toMoree.
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Olives of Beaulieu ©
Olives of Beaulieu

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Ashford

Ashford ©
Ashford is a small village situated in the north-west on the Northern Tablelands of the state of New South Wales. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Limestone Caves and The Bikini Tree. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Kwiambal National Park.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Ashford day trip planning tool .

Drive from Inverell to Ashford in an hour. You'll set off for Moree on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Ashford

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kwiambal National Park, The Bikini Tree
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Limestone Caves ©
Limestone Caves
Kwiambal National Park ©
Kwiambal National Park

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Moree

Moree ©
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Australia Telescope Compact Array and Carinda House Community Cultural Centre. Visiting Sawn Rocks and Waa Gorge will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk (in Bingara) and One Ton Post (in Mungindi).

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Moree online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Inverell to Moree takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will leave for Gunnedah on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Moree

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Narrabri, Myall Creek Massacre Memorial Walk, Carinda House Community Cultural Centre, One Ton Post
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Sawn Rocks ©
Sawn Rocks
Waa Gorge ©
Waa Gorge

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Gunnedah

Gunnedah ©
Gunnedah is a town in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia and is the seat of the Gunnedah Shire local government area. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Gunnedah Rural Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Pensioners Hill Lookout, and then take some stellar pictures from Porcupine Lookout. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Waterways Wildlife Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gunnedah trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Moree to Gunnedah takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Moree in March since evenings lows in Gunnedah dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Nundle.

Things to do in Gunnedah

Parks Museums
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Waterways Wildlife Park ©
Waterways Wildlife Park
Gunnedah Rural Museum ©
Gunnedah Rural Museum
Porcupine Lookout ©
Porcupine Lookout

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Nundle

Nundle ©
Nundle is a village in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores and Mount Misery Gold Mine Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Hanging Rock Lookout.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nundle online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Gunnedah to Nundle in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 21st (Sat), you're off toScone.

Things to do in Nundle

Museums Shopping
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Odgers & McClelland Exchange Stores ©

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Scone

Scone
Scone is a town in the Upper Hunter Shire in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 21st (Sat), get great views at Who'd A Thought It Lookout and then see the interesting displays at Bob's Shed. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Eye of the Needle Walk and then take in the exciting artwork at Muswellbrook Regional Arts Center.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Scone visit planning site .

Drive from Nundle to Scone in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mudgee.

Things to do in Scone

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
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Mudgee

Mudgee ©
White latticed historic buildings and a red brick clock tower occupy Mudgee's town center.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arts and Crafts Mudgee and Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve. There's more to do: look for gifts at Aril Estate.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mudgee trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Scone to Mudgee takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Mudgee are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Lithgow on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Mudgee

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve ©
Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve
Arts and Crafts Mudgee ©
Arts and Crafts Mudgee

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Oberon

Oberon ©
Oberon is a town and local government area (see Oberon Shire) in the central tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Do your shopping at Coopers Antiques and Angullong Wines. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Orange Mountain Wines and Wombeyan Caves. Get out of town with these interesting Oberon side-trips: Japanese War Cemetery (in Cowra), De Salis Wines (in Nashdale) and Cherry Tree Hill Vineyard (in Sutton Forest). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Taralga Wildlife Park, learn about winemaking at Sassy Wines, and relax in the rural setting at Crystal Brook Lavender Farm.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Oberon trip maker tool .

You can drive from Mudgee to Oberon in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lithgow.

Things to do in Oberon

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Orange, Cherry Tree Hill Vineyard, Taralga Wildlife Park, Wombeyan Caves, Japanese War Cemetery
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 23:
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De Salis Wines ©
De Salis Wines
Japanese War Cemetery ©
Japanese War Cemetery
Wombeyan Caves ©
Wombeyan Caves

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Lithgow

Lithgow ©
Lithgow is a city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia and is the administrative centre of the City of Lithgow local government area. Visit Blackfellows Hand Cave and Old Wallerawang Station for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ida Falls and Evans Crown. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt Wilson (Bebeah & Cathedral of Ferns Walk). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Eskbank House and Museum and take some stellar pictures from Mount York Lookout.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lithgow online day trip planner .

Drive from Mudgee to Lithgow in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Lithgow are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 31st (Tue), you're off toKatoomba.

Things to do in Lithgow

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Mount Victoria, Mt Wilson, Evans Crown
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 28:
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Evans Crown ©
Evans Crown
Blackfellows Hand Cave ©
Blackfellows Hand Cave
Eskbank House and Museum ©
Eskbank House and Museum

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Katoomba

Katoomba ©
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
The Australiana Pioneer Village and The National Pass will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Eagle Rock Adventures Pty Ltd and Street Art Walk - by Street Art Murals Australia. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Pulpit Rock Lookout, stop by Blue Mountains Chocolate Company, view the masterpieces at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, and admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Katoomba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lithgow to Katoomba takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Blue Mountains National Park
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:
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The National Pass ©
The National Pass
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre ©
Blue Mountains Cultural Centre
Katoomba Cascades ©
Katoomba Cascades

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