8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Goondiwindi
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Moree
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Lightning Ridge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Walgett
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Coonamble
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Dubbo
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
Orange
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
8
Millthorpe
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
9
Blayney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Cowra
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
11
Cootamundra
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Bendigo

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Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi
→←Goondiwindi is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.. To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Goondiwindi online driving holiday planner .

Gold Coast to Goondiwindi is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Moree.
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Moree

Moree ©
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moree online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Goondiwindi to Moree in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Moree

Spas
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Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre ©
Moree Artesian Aquatic Centre

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Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge is a town in north-western New South Wales, Australia, in Walgett Shire, near the southern border of Queensland, about six kilometres east of the Castlereagh Highway, and is served in commercial activities by the town of Walgett, some 75 km to the south. You've added Amigos Castle, Kangaroo Hill Complex, 3 mile Heritage opal mines, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Amigos Castle, get engrossed in the history at Kangaroo Hill Complex, and then make a trip to Stanley the Emu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): browse the exhibits of John Murray Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Chambers of The Black Hand, get to know the fascinating history of 3 mile Heritage opal mines, stop by Lost Sea Opals, then look for gifts at Down to Earth Opals, and finally see the interesting displays at Australian Opal Centre.

Discover how to plan a Lightning Ridge trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Moree to Lightning Ridge by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Walgett.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Shopping Museums Parks
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Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
John Murray Art Gallery ©
John Murray Art Gallery
Lost Sea Opals ©
Lost Sea Opals

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Walgett

Walgett
Walgett is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of Walgett Shire. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Walgett trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Lightning Ridge to Walgett by car takes about an hour. You will leave for Coonamble on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Walgett

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Coonamble

Coonamble
Coonamble is a town on the central-western plains of New South Wales, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nakadoo Shed & Horse-Drawn Tours. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): go for a charming ride with Nakadoo Shed & Horse-Drawn Tours. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Outback Arts Gallery, don't miss a visit to Nickname Hall of Fame, and then examine the collection at The Museum Under the Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coonamble vacation planner .

Drive from Walgett to Coonamble in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dubbo.

Things to do in Coonamble

Outdoors Tours Museums
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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.
To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dubbo planner .

Drive from Coonamble to Dubbo in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Dubbo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Orange.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks
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Orange

Orange
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orange itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Dubbo to Orange takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Orange can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 28th (Fri), you're off toMillthorpe.

Things to do in Orange

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Millthorpe

Millthorpe
Millthorpe is a town located between Orange and Blayney in New South Wales, Australia in the Blayney Shire. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Millthorpe fast, fun, and easy.

Millthorpe is just a stone's throw from Orange. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Blayney.

Things to do in Millthorpe

Shopping
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Blayney

Blayney
Blayney is a farming town and administrative centre with a population of 3,355 in 2011, in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Blayney day trip tool .

Blayney is just a stone's throw from Millthorpe. On the 29th (Sat), you're off toCowra.

Things to do in Blayney

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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Cowra

Cowra ©
Cowra is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 29th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Cowra Garrison Gates, don't miss a visit to Australia's World Peace Bell, make a trip to Cowra Prisoner of War Camp, then admire the natural beauty at Cowra Japanese Garden, then stroll the grounds of Japanese War Cemetery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Bellevue Hill Reserve and Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cowra, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Blayney to Cowra in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cootamundra.

Things to do in Cowra

Parks Historic Sites
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Cowra Japanese Garden ©
Cowra Japanese Garden
Japanese War Cemetery ©
Japanese War Cemetery

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Cootamundra

Cootamundra
Cootamundra is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and within the Riverina. To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cootamundra day trip site .

Getting from Cowra to Cootamundra by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cootamundra are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cootamundra

Nightlife Museums
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