9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
1
Brisbane
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Angourie
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Inverell
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Coonabarabran
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Forbes
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Shepparton
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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day
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Albert Street Uniting Church, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Boggo Road Gaol, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel).

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Brisbane. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Angourie.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Queensland Art Gallery ©
Queensland Art Gallery
Boggo Road Gaol ©
Boggo Road Gaol

1
night
Angourie

Angourie ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Pippi Beach, examine the collection at Yamba Museum, then choose your vessel at Yamba Pedal Boats, and finally get great views at Maclean Lookout.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Angourie trip planning website .

You can drive from Brisbane to Angourie in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in December, Angourie is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Inverell.

Things to do in Angourie

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Yamba, Maclean Lookout
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Pippi Beach ©
Pippi Beach
Yamba Pedal Boats ©
Yamba Pedal Boats
Yamba Museum ©
Yamba Museum

1
night
Inverell

Inverell ©
Inverell is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, situated on the Macintyre River, close to the Queensland border. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Inverell art gallery, then examine the collection at National Transport Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Olives of Beaulieu, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Plan trip to Inverell with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Angourie to Inverell in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coonabarabran.

Things to do in Inverell

#Museums, #Spas, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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Inverell art gallery ©
Inverell art gallery
National Transport Museum ©
National Transport Museum
Olives of Beaulieu ©
Olives of Beaulieu

1
night
Coonabarabran

Coonabarabran ©
Surrounded by lovely, largely unpopulated countryside, Coonabarabran is notable for the number of small churches in the area.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Warrumbungle National Park.

Plan a Coonabarabran trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Inverell to Coonabarabran in 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

#Nature, #Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Warrumbungle National Park ©
Warrumbungle National Park

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): meet the residents at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and then explore the activities along Maquarie River.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dubbo travel route website .

You can drive from Coonabarabran to Dubbo in 2 hours. December in Dubbo sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Forbes.

Things to do in Dubbo

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo

1
night
Forbes

Forbes ©
Forbes is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture, explore the different monuments and memorials at Forbes Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at McFeeters Motor Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Forbes Historical Museum, and finally go for a walk through Gum Swamp & Bird Hide.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Forbes vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Dubbo to Forbes takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Shepparton.

Things to do in Forbes

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Forbes Historical Museum ©
Forbes Historical Museum
McFeeters Motor Museum ©
McFeeters Motor Museum
Forbes Cemetery ©
Forbes Cemetery

1
day
Shepparton

Shepparton ©
Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cussen Park, then examine the collection at Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Victoria Park Lake.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Shepparton online attractions planner .

Drive from Forbes to Shepparton in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, daily temperatures in Shepparton can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Shepparton

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Tatura
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Cussen Park ©
Cussen Park
Victoria Park Lake ©
Victoria Park Lake

2
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, then identify plant and animal life at Damper Creek Reserve, and then steep yourself in history at St Paul's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Melbourne road trip planner .

Getting from Shepparton to Melbourne by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Shepparton in January: highs in Melbourne hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, Damper Creek Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral
Damper Creek Reserve ©
Damper Creek Reserve

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