16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Nowra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Gundagai
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Hay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Sea Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Bordertown
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Renmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Mildura
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Broken Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
Cobar
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
11
Orange
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Nowra
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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Nowra

Nowra ©
Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 29th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shoalhaven Zoo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hyams Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nowra trip planner .

Sydney to Nowra is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier evenings in Nowra when traveling from Sydney in October, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Gundagai.

Things to do in Nowra

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Hyams Beach
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Shoalhaven Zoo ©
Shoalhaven Zoo
Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market ©
Nowra Fresh Fish & Meat Market

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Gundagai

Gundagai ©
Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Dog On The Tucker Box, appreciate the history behind Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture, then take in the views from The Prince Alfred Bridge, and finally explore the activities along Tumut River. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Gundagai Museum and then make a trip to Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gundagai day trip tool .

Getting from Nowra to Gundagai by car takes about 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nowra in October since evenings lows in Gundagai dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hay.

Things to do in Gundagai

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins, Tumut River
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Tumut River ©
Tumut River
Dog On The Tucker Box ©
Dog On The Tucker Box
The Prince Alfred Bridge ©
The Prince Alfred Bridge

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Hay

Hay ©
Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hay Gaol Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden, then examine the collection at Shear Outback, and finally take an in-depth tour of Dunera Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Hay online trip planner .

Drive from Gundagai to Hay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Sea Lake.

Things to do in Hay

Museums
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Shear Outback ©
Shear Outback
Hay Gaol Museum ©
Hay Gaol Museum

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Sea Lake

Sea Lake ©
Sea Lake is a town in the Mallee district of north-west Victoria, Australia and is situated on the southern shores of Lake Tyrrell. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll through Sea Lake Travellers Rest and then explore the activities along Lake Tyrrell.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Sea Lake visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Hay to Sea Lake takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Bordertown.

Things to do in Sea Lake

Parks Nature
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Lake Tyrrell ©
Lake Tyrrell
Sea Lake Travellers Rest ©
Sea Lake Travellers Rest

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Bordertown

Bordertown ©
Bordertown is a small South Australian town near the Victorian border. On the 3rd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Clayton Farm Heritage Museum and then relax in the rural setting at Cockatoo Downs Farmstay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Serviceton Historic Railway Station and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bordertown Wildlife Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bordertown day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Sea Lake to Bordertown takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Renmark.

Things to do in Bordertown

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cockatoo Downs Farmstay, Serviceton Historic Railway Station
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Cockatoo Downs Farmstay ©
Cockatoo Downs Farmstay
Clayton Farm Heritage Museum ©
Clayton Farm Heritage Museum

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Renmark

Renmark ©
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. On the 5th (Mon), sample the fine beverages at Twenty Third Street Distillery, find something for the whole family at Monash Adventure Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Headings Cliff. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Paringa Bridge and then examine the collection at The Village Historic Loxton.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Renmark day trip tool .

You can drive from Bordertown to Renmark in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Mildura.

Things to do in Renmark

Theme Parks Breweries Museums

Side Trips

Monash Adventure Park, The Village Historic Loxton
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Monash Adventure Park ©
Monash Adventure Park
The Village Historic Loxton ©
The Village Historic Loxton

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Mildura

Mildura
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): look for gifts at Woodsies Gem Shop, experience rural life at Orange World, don't miss a visit to Lock 11, then explore the world behind art at Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead, and finally don't miss a visit to Chaffey House.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mildura journey planner .

Traveling by car from Renmark to Mildura takes 2 hours. In November in Mildura, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks Outdoors Tours
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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 7th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Julie Hart Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Pro Hart Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Mundi Mundi Lookout, examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, and finally make a trip to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill road trip website .

You can fly from Mildura to Broken Hill in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Broken Hill when traveling from Mildura in November, with lows around 23°C. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cobar.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mundi Mundi Lookout
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Cobar

Cobar
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cobar tour app .

Traveling by car from Broken Hill to Cobar takes 5 hours. Traveling from Broken Hill in November, Cobar is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Cobar

Parks Nature Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get lost in a book at Macquarie Regional Library, contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, then admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Alladins Cave Bottle House. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubbo trip planner .

You can drive from Cobar to Dubbo in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Orange.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Macquarie Regional Library ©
Macquarie Regional Library

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Orange

Orange
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orange trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Dubbo to Orange in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Orange are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 12th (Mon), you're off toNowra.

Things to do in Orange

Parks Wineries Tours
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Nowra

Nowra ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Booderee National Park. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Treat Factory and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiama Harbour.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nowra travel route builder tool .

Drive from Orange to Nowra in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Orange in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nowra: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nowra

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Kiama Harbour, Booderee National Park, The Treat Factory
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Booderee National Park ©
Booderee National Park
Kiama Harbour ©
Kiama Harbour
The Treat Factory ©
The Treat Factory