6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner
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Mansfield
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Bright
— 1 night
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Albury
— 1 night
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Shepparton
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Echuca
— 1 night
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Bendigo
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Mansfield

Mansfield is a small town in the foothills of the Victorian Alps in the Australian state of Victoria. On the 3rd (Mon), get a dose of the wild on Watson's Mountain Country Trail Rides - Day Tours and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Mansfield Zoo.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mansfield trip site.

Mernda to Mansfield is an approximately 2-hour car ride. When traveling from Mernda in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Mansfield, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bright.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
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Bright — 1 night

Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. You've now added Canyon Walk to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Canyon Walk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bright online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mansfield to Bright in 2.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Bright are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll set off for Albury on the 4th (Tue).
Nature · Parks
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Albury — 1 night

Albury, a major regional city in New South Wales, Australia, is located on the Hume Highway and the northern side of the Murray River. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hume and then stroll around Noreuil Park.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Albury day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bright to Albury takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Albury are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Shepparton.
Parks · Nature
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Shepparton

Shepparton is a city located on the floodplain of the Goulburn River in northern Victoria, Australia, approximately 181km north-northeast of Melbourne. For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Shepparton trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Albury to Shepparton in 2 hours. Traveling from Albury in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Shepparton, with lows around 16°C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Echuca.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Echuca — 1 night

Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, then explore and take pictures at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Echuca day trip tool.

You can drive from Shepparton to Echuca in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Bendigo.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Bendigo — 2 nights

The architect Vahland had designs to make Bendigo a "Vienna of the south" by encouraging European artisans to immigrate to the city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bendigo: Sanguine Estate (in Heathcote) and Daylesford (Lake Daylesford & Spas). Next up on the itinerary: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Deborah Gold Mine, examine the collection at Golden Dragon Museum, explore the activities along Lake Weeroona, and explore the world behind art at Bendigo Art Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bendigo day trip site.

You can drive from Echuca to Bendigo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
Nature · Parks · Museums · Spas
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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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