8 days in Castlemaine, Eden & Murwillumbah Itinerary

8 days in Castlemaine, Eden & Murwillumbah Itinerary

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8 days in Castlemaine, Eden & Murwillumbah Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Castlemaine
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Eden
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
3
Murwillumbah
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Castlemaine

Castlemaine ©
Castlemaine is a small city in Victoria, Australia, in the goldfields region of Victoria about 120 kilometres northwest by road from Melbourne and about 40 kilometres from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. Visit Carman's Tunnel and Castlemaine Historic Market Building for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Taltarni Vineyards and Stony Creek Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Daylesford (in Daylesford), Captains Creek Organic Wines (in Blampied) and Mount Franklin (in Hepburn Springs). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Bress Winery, identify plant and animal life at Blackhill Reserve, take in panoramic vistas at Mount Tarrengower Lookout, and view the masterpieces at Castlemaine Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Castlemaine trip planner .

Melbourne to Castlemaine is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In December, daily temperatures in Castlemaine can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Eden.

Things to do in Castlemaine

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Maldon, Daylesford, Blackhill Reserve, Taltarni Vineyards, Captains Creek Organic Wines
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Captains Creek Organic Wines ©
Captains Creek Organic Wines
Taltarni Vineyards ©
Taltarni Vineyards
Stony Creek Gallery ©
Stony Creek Gallery

1
night
Eden

Eden ©
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Panboola Wetlands, then kick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and then contemplate the long history of Davidson Whaling Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, explore the activities along Kianinny Bay, then take in the waterfront at The Merimbula Boardwalk, and finally kick back and relax at Pambula Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Eden sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Castlemaine to Eden with the Route module. Traveling from Castlemaine in December, you will find days in Eden are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Murwillumbah.

Things to do in Eden

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Merimbula, Tathra, Panboola Wetlands, Pambula Beach
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Panboola Wetlands ©
Panboola Wetlands
Davidson Whaling Station ©
Davidson Whaling Station
Kianinny Bay ©
Kianinny Bay

1
day
Murwillumbah

Murwillumbah ©
Murwillumbah is a town in far north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in the Tweed Shire, on the Tweed River, 848 km north-east of Sydney, 13 km south of the Queensland border and 132 km south of Brisbane. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): experience rural life at Tropical Fruit World, then learn about winemaking at Ilnam Winery, then choose your vessel at Mount Warning Tours, and finally make a trip to The Grainery.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Murwillumbah trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Eden to Murwillumbah. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Eden in December; daily highs in Murwillumbah reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Murwillumbah

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Ilnam Winery, Tropical Fruit World
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Tropical Fruit World ©
Tropical Fruit World
The Grainery ©
The Grainery

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