20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Drive:  6​h
1
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Batemans Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Orbost
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Frankston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Healesville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Yea
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Echuca
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Wagga Wagga
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Muswellbrook
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Armidale
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Gold Coast

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night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie trip planner .

Gold Coast to Port Macquarie is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or fly. When traveling from Gold Coast in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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nights
Sydney

Sydney
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Port Macquarie in January, you will find days in Sydney are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). You will leave for Batemans Bay on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:

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Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay
A happy mix of seaside village and cosmopolitan town, Batemans Bay has an easy and relaxed charm that reminds you life is to be enjoyed.
For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Batemans Bay road trip website .

Traveling by car from Sydney to Batemans Bay takes 4 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Batemans Bay, with lows around 19°C. You will leave for Orbost on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Batemans Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

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night
Orbost

Orbost
Orbost is a town in the Shire of East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 375km east of Melbourne and 235km south of Canberra where the Princes Highway crosses the Snowy River. To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orbost trip planner.

Getting from Batemans Bay to Orbost by car takes about 5 hours. You will leave for Frankston on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Orbost

Tours Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:

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night
Frankston

Frankston
Frankston is an outer-suburb of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, in the local government area of the City of Frankston. To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Frankston day trip site .

You can drive from Orbost to Frankston in 4.5 hours. In January in Frankston, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Healesville.

Things to do in Frankston

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

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nights
Healesville

Healesville
Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Healesville trip planner .

You can drive from Frankston to Healesville in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Frankston in January since evenings lows in Healesville dip to 13°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Yea.

Things to do in Healesville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:

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nights
Yea

Yea
Yea is a town in central Victoria, Australia 100km north-east of Melbourne at the junction of the Goulburn Valley Highway and the Melba Highway, in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yea day trip site .

You can drive from Healesville to Yea in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Yea are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Echuca on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Yea

Parks Wildlife Wineries
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

2
nights
Echuca

Echuca
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Echuca road trip planner .

Getting from Yea to Echuca by car takes about 2 hours. On the 17th (Thu), you're off toWagga Wagga.

Things to do in Echuca

Parks Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:

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Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wagga Wagga road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Echuca to Wagga Wagga in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for Muswellbrook on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Museums Parks Tours
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 18:

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nights
Muswellbrook

Muswellbrook
Muswellbrook is a town in the Upper Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, about 243km north of Sydney and 127km north-west of Newcastle.Muswellbrook had an estimated urban population of 12,868 as at June 2015. To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Muswellbrook trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Wagga Wagga to Muswellbrook in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 21st (Mon), you're off toArmidale.

Things to do in Muswellbrook

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 21:

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night
Armidale

Armidale
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Plan trip to Armidale with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Muswellbrook to Armidale in 3.5 hours. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Armidale

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 22: