28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Gosford
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Narrabri
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Nambucca Heads
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Wellington Point
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
West Wyalong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Gundagai
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Wangaratta
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Echuca
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Melbourne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Geelong
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Lorne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Port Fairy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
15
Halls Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Gosford

Gosford ©
Gosford is a city located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia, about 76 km north of the Sydney central business district. Explore Gosford's surroundings by going to Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland) and Blue Mountains National Park (The National Pass, Lincoln's Rock, & more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Gallery Blackheath, tour the pleasant surroundings at Australian Reptile Park, get great views at Govetts Leap, and admire the natural beauty at Everglades Historic House and Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gosford trip builder website .

Sydney to Gosford is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in October since evenings lows in Gosford dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Narrabri.

Things to do in Gosford

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Lennox Bridge
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park
Gallery Blackheath ©
Gallery Blackheath
Everglades Historic House and Gardens ©

1
night
Narrabri

Narrabri ©
Narrabri is a town and seat of Narrabri Shire local government area in the North West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia on the Namoi River, 521km northwest of Sydney. On the 30th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sawn Rocks.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Narrabri day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gosford to Narrabri. In October in Narrabri, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Nambucca Heads.

Things to do in Narrabri

#Nature, #Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
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Sawn Rocks ©
Sawn Rocks

1
night
Nambucca Heads

Nambucca Heads ©
Nambucca Heads is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia in Nambucca Shire. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): stroll through Nyambagga Walking Trail, make a trip to V-Wall, then stop by The Honey Place, and finally kick back and relax at Scotts Head Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nambucca Heads day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Narrabri to Nambucca Heads takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Narrabri in October, plan for little chillier days in Nambucca Heads, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wellington Point.

Things to do in Nambucca Heads

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

The Honey Place, Scotts Head Beach
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Scotts Head Beach ©
Scotts Head Beach
V-Wall ©
V-Wall
The Honey Place ©
The Honey Place

4
nights
Wellington Point

Wellington Point ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Wellington Point: Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach), Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Dreamworld (in Coomera).

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Wellington Point road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Nambucca Heads to Wellington Point with the Route module. In October, daytime highs in Wellington Point are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Wellington Point

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dreamworld, Sea World Theme Park, Warner Bros. Movie World, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Australia Zoo
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
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King Island ©
King Island
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

1
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 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, tour the pleasant surroundings at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and then browse the collection at Macquarie Regional Library.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dubbo road trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wellington Point to Dubbo. Traveling from Wellington Point in November, you will find days in Dubbo are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to West Wyalong.

Things to do in Dubbo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Macquarie Regional Library ©
Macquarie Regional Library

1
night
West Wyalong

West Wyalong ©
West Wyalong is a town in New South Wales, Australia, which is the main town of the Bland Shire, located in the Central West region of New South Wales. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Holland Park Swim Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Wyalong Museum, and then look for gifts at Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our West Wyalong trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Dubbo to West Wyalong in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gundagai.

Things to do in West Wyalong

#Fun & Games, #Museums, #Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Holland Park Swim Centre ©
Holland Park Swim Centre
Wyalong Museum ©
Wyalong Museum
Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery ©
Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery

1
night
Gundagai

Gundagai ©
Gundagai is a town in New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Dog On The Tucker Box, steep yourself in history at Gundagai Heritage Railway, take in the views from The Prince Alfred Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Old Gundagai Gaol, and finally pause for some photo ops at Yarri and Jacky Jacky Sculpture.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gundagai itinerary planner .

You can drive from West Wyalong to Gundagai in 2.5 hours. In November in Gundagai, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wangaratta.

Things to do in Gundagai

#Historic Sites
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Gundagai Heritage Railway ©
Gundagai Heritage Railway
The Prince Alfred Bridge ©
The Prince Alfred Bridge
Dog On The Tucker Box ©
Dog On The Tucker Box

1
night
Wangaratta

Wangaratta ©
Wangaratta is a cathedral city in the northeast of Victoria, Australia, approximately 250km from Melbourne along the Hume Highway. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): do a tasting at Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard - Cellar Door, Wine Bar and Events, indulge your taste buds at Milawa Mustard, then enjoy some diversion at Wangaratta Indoor Sports & Aquatic Centre, and finally get your game on at Putt & Glow Mini Golf.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Wangaratta driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Gundagai to Wangaratta in 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Wangaratta are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Echuca.

Things to do in Wangaratta

#Fun & Games, #Wineries

Side Trip

Milawa
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 8:
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Putt & Glow Mini Golf ©
Putt & Glow Mini Golf
Milawa Mustard ©
Milawa Mustard

1
night
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): go for a stroll along the water at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, indulge your taste buds at Echuca Chocolate Company, then explore and take pictures at Billabong Ranch, and finally examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Echuca tour app .

You can drive from Wangaratta to Echuca in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Melbourne.

Things to do in Echuca

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Billabong Ranch ©
Billabong Ranch

4
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 12th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria.

To find out how to plan a trip to Melbourne, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Echuca to Melbourne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Tours, #Museums, #Parks
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

2
nights
Geelong

Geelong
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve and then take a memorable drive along The Great Ocean Road. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of You Yangs Regional Park.

Discover how to plan a Geelong trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Melbourne to Geelong takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Geelong are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Lorne.

Things to do in Geelong

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

The Great Ocean Road, You Yangs Regional Park
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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The Great Ocean Road
The Great Ocean Road
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
You Yangs Regional Park ©
You Yangs Regional Park

2
nights
Lorne

Lorne ©
Lorne is a seaside town on Louttit Bay in Victoria, Australia. On the 16th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Erskine Falls, don't miss a visit to Teddy's Lookout, and then trek along Great Ocean Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lorne travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Geelong to Lorne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Lorne, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Lorne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Great Ocean Walk
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Erskine Falls ©
Erskine Falls
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 18th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at London Bridge, make a trip to The Grotto, and then get great views at Twelve Apostles. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Campbell road trip app .

Getting from Lorne to Port Campbell by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Fairy.

Things to do in Port Campbell

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

1
night
Port Fairy

Port Fairy ©
Port Fairy is a coastal town in south-western Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): head off the coast to Griffiths Island, get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, and then stroll through Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Fairy trip site .

You can drive from Port Campbell to Port Fairy in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Port Fairy

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Warrnambool
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
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Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground ©
Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Griffiths Island ©
Griffiths Island

1
night
Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
On the 21st (Wed), meet the residents at Halls Gap Zoo, look for gifts at The Pickers Market Stawell, and then trek along The Pinnacle.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Halls Gap trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Port Fairy to Halls Gap takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Halls Gap

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

The Pickers Market Stawell
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 21:
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The Pinnacle ©
The Pinnacle
Halls Gap Zoo ©
Halls Gap Zoo
The Pickers Market Stawell ©
The Pickers Market Stawell

1
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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get lost in a book at Mount Gambier Public Library, then take in the dramatic natural features at Umpherston Sinkhole, and then explore the activities along The Blue Lake.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mount Gambier day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Halls Gap to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Nature, #Parks
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
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The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Umpherston Sinkhole ©
Umpherston Sinkhole
Mount Gambier Public Library ©
Mount Gambier Public Library

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