8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Wellington Point
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Tenterfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Tamworth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Gilgandra
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Bathurst
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Canberra
— 3 nights
End: Canberra

1
night
Tenterfield

Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Sir Henry Parkes School of Arts Museum, don't miss a visit to Wallangara Train Station, and then don't miss a visit to Historic Cork Tree.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tenterfield vacation planner.

Wellington Point to Tenterfield is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Museums

Side Trip

Wallangara Train Station
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Sir Henry Parkes School of Arts Museum ©
Wallangara Train Station ©
Wallangara Train Station
Historic Cork Tree ©
Historic Cork Tree

1
night
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Tamworth Botanical Gardens and then see the interesting displays at Walk A Country Mile Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tamworth trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Tenterfield to Tamworth in 3.5 hours. In April in Tamworth, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Gilgandra.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums
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Tamworth Botanical Gardens ©
Tamworth Botanical Gardens

1
day
Gilgandra

Gilgandra
Gilgandra is a town located in the central west region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Gilgandra Rural Museum.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gilgandra tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tamworth to Gilgandra in 3.5 hours. In April in Gilgandra, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Bathurst.

Things to do in Gilgandra

Museums
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2
nights
Bathurst

Bathurst ©
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): make a trip to All Saints Cathedral Bathurst, then steep yourself in history at Miss Traill’s House, then browse for treasures at The Beekeeper's Inn, and finally stop by Angullong Wines.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bathurst trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gilgandra to Bathurst takes 3.5 hours. In April in Bathurst, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Bathurst

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Angullong Wines, The Beekeeper's Inn
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Miss Traill’s House ©
Miss Traill’s House
All Saints Cathedral Bathurst ©
All Saints Cathedral Bathurst
The Beekeeper's Inn ©
The Beekeeper's Inn

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Lanyon Homestead and Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and Bungendore Wood Works Gallery capture your imagination. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, sample the fine beverages at Underground Spirits, get to know the fascinating history of Canberra Rotary Peace Bell, and pause for some serene contemplation at St John the Baptist Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Bathurst to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bathurst in April since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 7°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery ©
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery

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