23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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Lakes Entrance
— 2 nights
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Bega
— 2 nights
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Shellharbour
— 2 nights
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Shoal Bay
— 2 nights
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Sawtell
— 2 nights
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Drive to Coffs Harbour Airport, Fly to Brisbane International Airport, Drive to Maroochydore
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Maroochydore
— 7 nights
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Tamworth
— 2 nights
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Sydney
— 3 nights
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Lakes Entrance

Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. On the 29th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Wyanga Park Winery and then try for a hole-in-one at Footbridge Mini Golf, Icecream & Lolly Shop.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance attractions planning tool.

Melbourne to Lakes Entrance is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bega.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Fun & Games · Wineries

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Bega

Bega is a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Tathra Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bega tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lakes Entrance to Bega in 3.5 hours. July in Bega sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Shellharbour.

Things to do in Bega

Wildlife · Parks

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Shellharbour

Shellharbour is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Bass Point Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Shellharbour travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Bega to Shellharbour takes 4.5 hours. In August in Shellharbour, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Shoal Bay.

Things to do in Shellharbour

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Shoal Bay

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Tomaree Head.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Shoal Bay journey planner.

Drive from Shellharbour to Shoal Bay in 4 hours. August in Shoal Bay sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sawtell.

Things to do in Shoal Bay

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

2
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Sawtell

Sawtell is a coastal village near Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, Australia.HistoryIn 1863, a cutter carrying a load of cedar logs ran aground on what would become Sawtell Beach. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): do a tasting at Raleigh Vineyard & Winery and then experience rural life at Valley of the Mist.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sawtell trip planner.

Traveling by car from Shoal Bay to Sawtell takes 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sawtell can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Maroochydore.

Things to do in Sawtell

Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Maroochydore

Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maroochydore road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sawtell to Maroochydore. In August, daily temperatures in Maroochydore can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Tamworth.

Things to do in Maroochydore

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Tamworth

Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 15th (Sat), let little ones run wild at Tamworth Marsupial Park and then examine the collection at Hands of Fame.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tamworth road trip planning website.

You can drive from Maroochydore to Tamworth in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Maroochydore in August; daily highs in Tamworth reach 21°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Wildlife

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Sydney

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Rocks, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, and trek along Bondi to Coogee Walk.

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Traveling by flight from Tamworth to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Tamworth in August, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Beaches

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Australia travel guide

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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.