8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Port Lincoln
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Mungo National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Wollongong
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Old Mill and then take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): stroll around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln travel route builder .

Sydney to Port Lincoln is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Shark Diving
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout
The Old Mill ©
The Old Mill

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, then make a trip to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial, then explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Broken Hill online itinerary planner .

Fly from Port Lincoln to Broken Hill in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In January in Broken Hill, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Mungo National Park.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

1
night
Mungo National Park

Mungo National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mungo, then get great views at Walls of China, and then cruise along Mungo Loop Track.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mungo National Park online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Broken Hill to Mungo National Park takes 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Wollongong.

Things to do in Mungo National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Lake Mungo
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Lake Mungo ©
Lake Mungo
Walls of China ©
Walls of China

3
nights
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Katoomba (Blue Mountains, The Three Sisters, & more), Lawrence Hargrave (in Stanwell Park) and Jenolan Caves (in Jenolan Caves). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Nan Tien Temple, cruise along Grand Pacific Drive - Sydney to Wollongong and Beyond, enjoy the sand and surf at Port Kembla Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Wollongong Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wollongong driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Mungo National Park to Wollongong by car takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In January in Wollongong, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Katoomba, Lawrence Hargrave, Sublime Point Lookout, Jenolan Caves
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Blue Mountains ©
Blue Mountains
Nan Tien Temple ©
Nan Tien Temple

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