18 days in Bendigo & Birdsville Itinerary

18 days in Bendigo & Birdsville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Bendigo
— 12 nights
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Birdsville
— 3 nights
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Bendigo

— 12 nights
The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bendigo: Ballarat (Sovereign Hill, The Gold Museum, &more), Castlemaine (Castlemaine Botanical Gardens & Castlemaine Library) and Creswick (St Augustine's Church, St George's Lake, &more). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the waterfront activity at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, go deep underground at Central Deborah Gold Mine, and explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bendigo trip planner.

Melbourne to Bendigo is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Birdsville.

Things to do in Bendigo

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Birdsville

— 3 nights
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Birdsville is known for nature and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Birdsville Races and explore the fascinating landscape at Big Red Sand Dune.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Birdsville vacation planner.

Drive from Bendigo to Birdsville in 22 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Birdsville

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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