6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  6​h
1
Wagga Wagga
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Armidale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Byron Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Currimundi
— Few hours
End: Currimundi

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Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
On the 27th (Thu), don't miss a visit to National Art Glass Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wagga Wagga tour planning website .

Melbourne to Wagga Wagga is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: highs in Wagga Wagga hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Parks Museums Shopping
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Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens ©
Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery ©
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
National Art Glass Gallery ©
National Art Glass Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get lost in a book at Macquarie Regional Library, then steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dubbo trip maker .

You can drive from Wagga Wagga to Dubbo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Dubbo, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Armidale.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Historic Sites
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Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Macquarie Regional Library ©
Macquarie Regional Library

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Armidale

Armidale ©
Armidale is a city in the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Saumarez Homestead and then admire all the interesting features of Waterfall Way.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Armidale day trip planning tool .

Getting from Dubbo to Armidale by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Armidale

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Saumarez Homestead ©
Saumarez Homestead

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Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to The Clog Barn and then get great views at Forest Sky Pier.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Armidale to Coffs Harbour takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Byron Bay.
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Forest Sky Pier ©
Forest Sky Pier
The Clog Barn ©
The Clog Barn

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Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Byron Bay itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coffs Harbour to Byron Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in December, expect nights in Byron Bay to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Currimundi.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Spas & Wellness

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Currimundi

Currimundi ©
Currimundi is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, located within the Caloundra urban centre 5km north of Caloundra. On the 1st (Tue), explore the activities along Currimundi Lake and then get your game on at Rockit Climbing Gym.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Currimundi trip itinerary site .

Getting from Byron Bay to Currimundi by car takes about 3 hours. In January in Currimundi, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Currimundi

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Rockit Climbing Gym
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Currimundi Lake ©
Currimundi Lake
Rockit Climbing Gym ©
Rockit Climbing Gym