7 days in Coonabarabran, Tamworth & Nimbin Itinerary

7 days in Coonabarabran, Tamworth & Nimbin Itinerary

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7 days in Coonabarabran, Tamworth & Nimbin Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Coonabarabran
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Tamworth
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Nimbin
— 2 nights
Drive:  21​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

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 1st (Wed): look and learn at Siding Spring Observatory and then explore the fascinating underground world of Sandstone Caves.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coonabarabran road trip planning website .

Adelaide to Coonabarabran is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Coonabarabran

Parks Nature Museums
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Sandstone Caves ©
Sandstone Caves
Siding Spring Observatory ©
Siding Spring Observatory

1
night
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Tamworth Marsupial Park, and then get great views at Oxley Scenic Lookout.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamworth online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Coonabarabran to Tamworth takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Coonabarabran in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Tamworth: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 7°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nimbin.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout
Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum ©
Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum

2
nights
Nimbin

Nimbin ©
Nimbin is a village in the Northern Rivers area of the Australian state of New South Wales, approximately 30km north of Lismore, 33km northeast of Kyogle, and 70km west of Byron Bay.Nimbin is notable for the prominence of its environmental initiatives such as permaculture, sustainability and self-sufficiency as well as the cannabis counterculture. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Nimbin Rocks.

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Traveling by car from Tamworth to Nimbin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Tamworth in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nimbin, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nimbin

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Victoria Park Nature Reserve, Natural Bridge
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Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Nimbin Rocks ©
Nimbin Rocks

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