35 days in Australia Itinerary

35 days in Australia Itinerary

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Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
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Warrnambool
— 4 nights
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Hay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Auburn
— 1 night
Drive
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
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Brisbane
— 5 nights
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Ballina
— 3 nights
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Laurieton
— 2 nights
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Orange
— 6 nights
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Parramatta
— 5 nights
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Mount Gambier — 2 nights

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Mount Gambier is known for nature, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Umpherston Sinkhole, learn about all things military at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum, browse the collection at Mount Gambier Public Library, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Schank.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mount Gambier trip itinerary builder.

Launceston to Mount Gambier is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Warrnambool.
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Warrnambool — 4 nights

Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Otway Lightstation (in Cape Otway) and Twelve Apostles (in Port Campbell). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Lake Pertobe Adventure Playground, get impressive views of Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, examine the collection at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, and stroll through Thunder point Coastal Reserve.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hay.
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Hay — 2 nights

Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. On the 12th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Hay Sunset Viewing Area, examine the collection at Shear Outback, then take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to The Long Paddock. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of The Long Paddock - Cobb Highway Touring Route and then trek along Bidgee Riverside Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hay holiday maker site.

You can drive from Warrnambool to Hay in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Auburn.
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Auburn — 1 night

Auburn is a small town in the southern edge of the Clare Valley, in the Mid North of South Australia.It lies in the northern Mount Lofty Ranges just east of the Skilly Hills. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Clare Valley Brewing Company, then do a tasting at Grosset Wines, then putt your heart out at Simpson Rices Creek, and finally learn about winemaking at Taylors Wines.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Auburn trip website.

Drive from Hay to Auburn in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hay to Auburn is minus 0.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Adelaide.
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Adelaide — 4 nights

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Take a break from Adelaide with a short trip to The Cedars in Hahndorf, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Adelaide Zoo, admire all the interesting features of National Wine Centre of Australia, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip planner.

Drive from Auburn to Adelaide in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane — 5 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brisbane: Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). There's lots more to do: walk around South Bank Parklands, get great views at Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at The Brisbane River, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide to Brisbane, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in September; daily highs in Brisbane reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Ballina.
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Ballina — 3 nights

Ballina is a town in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of the Ballina Shire local government area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ballina: Evans Head (Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Museum, Razorback Lookout, &more). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Ballina Historic Waterfront Trail, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, take some stellar pictures from Ballina Head Lookout, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ballina visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Brisbane to Ballina takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in September, Ballina is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Laurieton.
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Laurieton — 2 nights

Laurieton is a coastal town on the Mid North Coast of the Australian state of New South Wales. On the 27th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Walk, and then make a trip to Crystalline Pottery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Cowarra Off Creek Storage Dam, stop by Vasnas Designs, then browse the collection at Manning Valley Libraries, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Harrington Breakwall.

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You can drive from Ballina to Laurieton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Ballina, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Laurieton, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Orange.
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Orange — 6 nights

Orange is a city in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Orange: Wallerawang (Old Wallerawang Station & Lake Wallace), Lithgow (Blackfellows Hand Cave & Jannei Goat Dairy) and Machattie Park (in Bathurst). Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Dindima Wines, don't miss a visit to Pinnacle Lookout, and awaken your taste buds at De Salis Wines.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Orange tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Laurieton to Orange takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Laurieton in September, expect nights in Orange to be little chillier, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly to Parramatta.
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Parramatta — 5 nights

Venture out of the city with trips to Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls), Katoomba (The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains, &more) and Everglades House & Gardens (in Leura).

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Parramatta day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orange to Parramatta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Orange in October since evenings lows in Parramatta dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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