8 days in Yamba, Caloundra & Tenterfield Itinerary

8 days in Yamba, Caloundra & Tenterfield Itinerary

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8 days in Yamba, Caloundra & Tenterfield Itinerary

Start: Maitland
Drive:  4​h 30​min
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Maitland


Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Clarence River Lighthouse.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yamba online itinerary planner .

Maitland to Yamba is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. April in Yamba sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Caloundra.

Things to do in Yamba

Historic Sites
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Caloundra ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Chenrezig Institute and Sunshine Castle. Get outdoors at Mooloolaba Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Mapleton Observatory (in Mapleton) and Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny).

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Traveling by car from Yamba to Caloundra takes 4.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Caloundra can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tenterfield.

Things to do in Caloundra

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Buderim, Mooloolaba, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Mapleton Observatory, Sunshine Castle
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo


Tenterfield ©
Tenterfield is a town in New South Wales, Australia. On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Tenterfield Railway Museum, learn about winemaking at Tobin Winery, and then do a tasting at Girraween Estate Vineyard & Cellar Door.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tenterfield road trip website .

You can drive from Caloundra to Tenterfield in 4.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tenterfield

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tobin Winery, Girraween Estate Vineyard & Cellar Door
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Tobin Winery ©
Tobin Winery
Tenterfield Railway Museum ©
Tenterfield Railway Museum
Tenterfield Saddler ©
Tenterfield Saddler
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