22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip itinerary planner

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Mallacoota
— 1 night
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Eden
— 2 nights
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Canberra
— 2 nights
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Wollongong
— 1 night
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Katoomba
— 2 nights
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Orange
— 1 night
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Dubbo
— 1 night
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Bourke
— 2 nights
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Cobar
— 1 night
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Broken Hill
— 3 nights
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Mildura
— 2 nights
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Balranald
— 1 night
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Echuca
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Mallacoota

— 1 night
Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Gabo Island Lighthouse.

You can plan Mallacoota trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Melbourne to Mallacoota is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Mallacoota, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Eden.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Eden

— 2 nights
Eden is a seaside holiday township and home to the whale-watching cruise.
On the 6th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Davidson Whaling Station and then steep yourself in history at Ben Boyd Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Killer Whale Museum, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Short Point Recreation Reserve, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Merimbula Boardwalk.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Eden trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mallacoota to Eden in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Eden can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Eden

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Canberra

— 2 nights

The Bush Capital

A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
On the 9th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Australia, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Canberra trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Eden to Canberra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Canberra is slightly colder than Eden - with highs of 15°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Nature

Wollongong

— 1 night
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 10th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track and then don't miss a visit to Wollongong Head Lighthouse.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wollongong day trip planner.

You can drive from Canberra to Wollongong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. In June, Wollongong is a bit warmer than Canberra - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Katoomba.

Things to do in Wollongong

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Katoomba

— 2 nights
Located off of the Great Western Highway, Katoomba is the main hub of the City of Blue Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stop by OMNIA a little bit of everywhere.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Katoomba driving holiday website.

Getting from Wollongong to Katoomba by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orange.

Things to do in Katoomba

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Orange

— 1 night
Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): do a tasting at Nashdale Lane Wines & Cellar Door, then learn about winemaking at Rowlee Wines, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Canobolas, and finally appreciate the history behind Banjo Patterson Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Orange trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Katoomba to Orange takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Katoomba in June, expect Orange to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 3°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dubbo.

Things to do in Orange

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Dubbo

— 1 night
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 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol and then admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dubbo trip planning tool.

You can drive from Orange to Dubbo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June in Dubbo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Bourke.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Bourke

— 2 nights
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Back O' Bourke Gallery, examine the collection at Back O'Bourke Visitor Information & Exhibition Centre, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bourke Historic Cemetery, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bourke Historic Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Mulgowan (Yapa) Aboriginal Rock Art Site.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bourke route planner.

Drive from Dubbo to Bourke in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Bourke

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Cobar

— 1 night
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cobar tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bourke to Cobar by car takes about 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Cobar

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Broken Hill

— 3 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at School of the Air and then take in the exciting artwork at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, make a trip to Junction Mine, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of the Outback.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Broken Hill tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Cobar to Broken Hill takes 5 hours. Traveling from Cobar in June, Broken Hill is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mildura.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mildura

— 2 nights
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): do a tasting at Sunraysia Cellar Door and then get to know the fascinating history of The Chaffey Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, then don't miss a visit to Lock 11, and then make a trip to Chaffey House.

You can plan Mildura trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Broken Hill to Mildura takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Broken Hill in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Mildura, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Balranald.

Things to do in Mildura

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries
Highlights from your trip

Balranald

— 1 night
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Balranald route builder site.

Traveling by car from Mildura to Balranald takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Echuca.

Things to do in Balranald

Parks · Nature · Tours · Museums

Echuca

— 2 nights
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bandicoot Brewing Pty Ltd. On your second day here, look for gifts at Echuca Chocolate Company, then see the interesting displays at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, then examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, and finally don't miss a visit to GrainCorp Silo Art.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Echuca trip planner.

Traveling by car from Balranald to Echuca takes 3.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Echuca

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.

Blue Mountains travel guide

4.6
World heritage site · Lookouts · Mountains
Cloaked by a natural blue haze that lingers above vast eucalypt forests and rugged sandstone tablelands, Blue Mountains remain Australia's most accessible World Heritage-listed wilderness within a two-hour drive from Sidney. Equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and avid nature lovers, a trip to Blue Mountains places you near canyons, waterfalls, underground caves, and limestone formations that date back at least 340 million years. Fresh mountain air serves as a perfect stimulus for numerous exhilarating activities and adventure sports. Hiking, bushwalking, rock climbing, canyoning, and abseiling rank among top things to do in Blue Mountains. The region's many festivals and rich Aboriginal heritage add a dash of culture to primarily nature-oriented Blue Mountains vacations.