45 days in Australia Itinerary

45 days in Australia Itinerary

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Narrandera
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Dubbo
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Tamworth
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Miles
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Yeppoon
— 4 nights
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Mackay
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Great Keppel Island
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Seventeen Seventy
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Bundaberg
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Hervey Bay
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Noosa
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Gold Coast
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Yamba
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Port Macquarie
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Shellharbour
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Gerringong
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Merimbula
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Narrandera

— 1 night
Narrandera until around 1949 also spelled "Narandera", is a town located in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia. On the 18th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Talbot.

Plan my trip to Narrandera with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drouin to Narrandera is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Drouin in October: high temperatures in Narrandera hover around 30°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Narrandera

Nature · Parks

Dubbo

— 3 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Flying Doctor Service Visitor Experience, The Henry Parkes Centre, CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope, and other attractions you added. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shoyoen Japanese Garden and Memorial Hill Lookout. When in Dubbo, make a side trip to see Sir Henry Parkes Statue in Parkes, approximately Parkes away. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Alladins Cave Bottle House.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dubbo trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Narrandera to Dubbo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October in Dubbo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll set off for Tamworth on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Tamworth

— 2 nights
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Australian Country Music Hall of Fame has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Tamworth Growers' Market, examine the collection at Australian Country Music Hall of Fame, then examine the collection at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Hands of Fame.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tamworth trip planner.

Drive from Dubbo to Tamworth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miles.

Things to do in Tamworth

Museums · Shopping

Miles

— 1 night
Miles is a town and a locality in the Western Downs Region, Queensland, Australia. For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Miles online itinerary planner.

Getting from Tamworth to Miles by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Yeppoon.

Things to do in Miles

Museums · Historic Sites

Yeppoon

— 4 nights
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Capricorn Caves and Farnborough Beach. Visiting Yeppoon Main Beach and Mount Jim Crow National Park will get you outdoors. When in Yeppoon, make a side trip to see Mount Etna Caves National Park in The Caves, approximately The Caves away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Singing Ship, get great views at Spring Head Lookout, examine the collection at Shell World Yeppoon, and grab your bike and head to Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yeppoon trip planning website.

You can drive from Miles to Yeppoon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In October, daytime highs in Yeppoon are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Mackay

— 2 nights
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): make a trip to Mango Avenue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lamberts Beach, and then make a splash at Mackay Aqua Park. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Artspace Mackay, enjoy the sand and surf at Far Beach, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mackay General Cemetery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Mackay day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Yeppoon to Mackay takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Great Keppel Island.

Things to do in Mackay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Great Keppel Island

— 1 day
Your day by day itinerary now includes Monkey Beach. On the 31st (Sun), kick back and relax at Monkey Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelving Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Great Keppel Island visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mackay to Great Keppel Island. In October, daytime highs in Great Keppel Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Seventeen Seventy.

Things to do in Great Keppel Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Seventeen Seventy

— 3 nights
Seventeen Seventy, also written as 1770, is a town and locality in Gladstone Region, Queensland, Australia, built on the site of the second landing by James Cook and the crew of HM Bark Endeavour in May 1770 (Cook's first landing in what is now the state of Queensland). Scooter Roo Tours has been added to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Butterfly Walk and Lieutenant James Cook Monument Cairn.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Seventeen Seventy attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Keppel Island to Seventeen Seventy. In November, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Seventeen Seventy

Outdoors · Trails · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Bundaberg

— 3 nights
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Appreciate the collections at Palace Backpackers Memorial and Bundaberg Regional Art Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ohana Cider House & Tropical Winery and Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits. Go for a jaunt from Bundaberg to Childers to see military and memorabilia museum about 50 minutes away. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mon Repos Turtle Encounter.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bundaberg day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Seventeen Seventy to Bundaberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Bundaberg are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Hervey Bay

— 3 nights
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Get some cultural insight at Mary Ann Steam Locomotive and Old Maryborough Railway Station. Your inner history buff will appreciate Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens and Maryborough City Hall. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with Blue Dolphin Marine Tours, make a trip to Australiana Cottage Crafts, view the masterpieces at Hervey Bay Regional Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at Spa Botanica at Oaks Resort & Spa Hervey Bay.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hervey Bay travel planning site.

Getting from Bundaberg to Hervey Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hervey Bay are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noosa

— 3 nights
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kings Beach and Peregian Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Cartwright and Noosa Botanic Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola) and Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba). And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at The Noosa Spa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolum Beach, stop by Peticular, and take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Noosa itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Noosa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Coast

— 2 nights
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Tugun Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirra Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Head National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kurrawa Beach, browse the different shops at Robina Town Centre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greenmount Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Gold Coast trip planner.

Traveling by car from Noosa to Gold Coast takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a shuttle. November in Gold Coast sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yamba.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Yamba

— 2 nights
Yamba is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia at the mouth of the Clarence River. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach Yamba, then stop by My Fave Home Living, and then visit a coastal fixture at Clarence River Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Pippi Beach and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yamba road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Yamba takes 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Yamba are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Yamba

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Port Macquarie

— 3 nights
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Port Macquarie Museum and Frankie's Travel. Escape the urban bustle at Hastings River and Googik heritage Trail. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, learn about winemaking at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard, take a memorable tour with Rick's Dive School, and take an exotic tour of Port Macquarie Camel Safari's.

Plan trip to Port Macquarie with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Yamba to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Yamba in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Shellharbour.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Wildlife

Shellharbour

— 5 nights
Shellharbour is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Let the collections at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society and Illawarra Light Railway Museum capture your imagination. For shopping fun, head to Little Hand-Stirred Jam Shop or Bowral Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to The Vale Studio (in Colo Vale), Berrima District Museum (in Berrima) and The Highlands Tour Co (in Bowral). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of HARS Aviation Museum, tee off at The Links Shell Cove Golf Course, kick back and relax at Boneyard Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Bass Point Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Shellharbour travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Macquarie to Shellharbour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in November: highs in Shellharbour hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gerringong.

Things to do in Shellharbour

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gerringong

— 1 night
Gerringong is a town located about ten minutes south of Kiama in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia in the Municipality of Kiama. On the 25th (Thu), tee off at Gerringong Golf Club, stop by Natural Necessity Surf Shop, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Gerringong Rotary Village Market.

Start your trip to Gerringong by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Gerringong is just a stone's throw from Shellharbour. In November in Gerringong, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Merimbula.

Things to do in Gerringong

Shopping · Outdoors · Golf

Merimbula

— 1 night
Merimbula Merimbula is a town on the Merimbula Lake, located on the Far South Coast or Sapphire Coast of New South Wales, Australia. On the 26th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Short Point Recreation Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Tathra Memorial Gardens Walk, then view the masterpieces at Bega Valley Regional Gallery, and finally kick back and relax at Main Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Merimbula online holiday planner.

Drive from Gerringong to Merimbula in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Gerringong, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Merimbula, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Merimbula

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lakes Entrance

— 4 nights
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Visiting Lakes Entrance Beach and Cape Conran Nature Trail will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nyerimilang Heritage Park and Dove and Lyre. Step out of Lakes Entrance with an excursion to Salmon Rocks in Cape Conran--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at waSUP Yoga & Fitness, view the masterpieces at Norm Neilson Fine Art Photography, and take in panoramic vistas at Myer Street Jetty.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lakes Entrance travel tool.

Traveling by car from Merimbula to Lakes Entrance takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Merimbula in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lakes Entrance, with lows of 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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.