54 days in Australia Itinerary

54 days in Australia Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 12 nights
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Byron Bay
— 2 nights
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Coffs Harbour
— 2 nights
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Woolgoolga
— 1 night
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Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
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Warners Bay
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 12 nights
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Wollongong
— 2 nights
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Canberra
— 2 nights
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Adaminaby
— 1 night
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Bright
— 2 nights
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Healesville
— 1 night
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Melbourne
— 12 nights
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Brisbane

Australia's New World City

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.
Appreciate the collections at State Library Of Queensland and Queensland Maritime Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Kings Beach and Bulcock Beach. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim), Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (in Maleny) and Mooloolaba (Scuba & Snorkeling & Point Cartwright). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Queensland Museum & Sciencentre, and enjoy the sand and surf at Maroochydore Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Brisbane trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 27:

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Byron Bay

Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stroll through Cape Byron Walking Track, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then take in the exciting artwork at Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Byron Bay Farmers Market. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stop by Byron Bay Cookie Company Gift Shop, take some stellar pictures from Broken Head Nature Reserve, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sea views from Fingal Head Lighthouse.

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Traveling by car from Brisbane to Byron Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Byron Bay, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

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Coffs Harbour

Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Two Tails Wines, then do a tasting at Raleigh Vineyard & Winery, then learn about all things military at Frank Partridge VC Military Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Bowraville Folk Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Boambee Creek Reserve, then admire all the interesting features of Coffs Creek Walk and Cycleway, and then take a peaceful walk through Korora Lookout.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coffs Harbour online holiday builder.

Drive from Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Woolgoolga.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

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Woolgoolga

Woolgoolga is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): play a few rounds at Woolgoolga Golf Course and then take a stroll around Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Woolgoolga trip planning site.

Woolgoolga is very close to Coffs Harbour. In July in Woolgoolga, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Woolgoolga

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

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Port Macquarie

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church, then examine the collection at Port Macquarie Museum, then contemplate the long history of Port Macquarie Historic Court House, and finally explore the world behind art at The Slim Dusty Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Mid North Coast Maritime Museum, trek along Googik heritage Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at North Brother Mountain.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planning app.

Drive from Woolgoolga to Port Macquarie in 2 hours. While traveling from Woolgoolga, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Warners Bay.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

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Warners Bay

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): browse the different shops at Westfield Kotara, then explore and take pictures at Mount Sugarloaf, then view the masterpieces at Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, and finally walk around Speers Point Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Warners Bay travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Warners Bay takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in July: highs in Warners Bay hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Warners Bay

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Rocks and The National Pass. We've included these beaches for you: Palm Beach and Bronte Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal), Katoomba (The Giant Stairway, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, &more) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at North Head Sanctuary, see a show at Sydney Opera House, browse the fresh offerings at The Rocks Markets, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Walk.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney route maker tool.

You can drive from Warners Bay to Sydney in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 17:

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Wollongong

Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at HARS Aviation Museum, grab your bike and head to Wollongong To Thirroul Bike Track, then view the masterpieces at Wollongong Art Gallery, and finally enjoy the sea views from Wollongong Head Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Illawarra, kick back and relax at Port Kembla Beach, then stroll around Stuart Park, then make a trip to Flagstaff Point Lighthouse, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Dimitrija Solunski Macedonian Orthodox Church.

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

You can drive from Sydney to Wollongong in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Wollongong, with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Wollongong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

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Canberra

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, view the masterpieces at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, examine the collection at National Bonsai & Penjing Collection, get to know the fascinating history of Canberra Rotary Peace Bell, then get curious at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Canberra trip planner.

Getting from Wollongong to Canberra by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Wollongong in July; daily highs in Canberra reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Adaminaby.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:

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Adaminaby

Adaminaby is a small town near the Snowy Mountains north-west of Cooma, New South Wales, Australia, in the Snowy Monaro Regional Council. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Eucumbene and then see the interesting displays at Snowy Scheme Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Adaminaby sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Canberra to Adaminaby takes 2 hours. Traveling from Canberra in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in Adaminaby. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bright.

Things to do in Adaminaby

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

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Bright

Bright is a town in northeastern Victoria, Australia, 319 metres above sea level at the southeastern end of the Ovens Valley. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): hike along Valley View Walking Trail, then view the masterpieces at Sew Bright Alpine Quilting, then take in breathtaking views at Canyon Walk, and finally get great views at Huggins Lookout. On your second day here, stroll through Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then do a tasting at Alpine Cellars.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bright trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Adaminaby to Bright in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Healesville.

Things to do in Bright

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 24:

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Healesville

Healesville's population of over 6,500 thrives on horticulture, tourism, and viticulture (the study of grapes).
On the 25th (Sat), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, do a tasting at Maddens Rise, then explore the world behind art at TarraWarra Museum of Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Healesville Glass Blowing Studio, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Watts River Brewing.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Healesville trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Bright to Healesville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Healesville, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Melbourne.

Things to do in Healesville

Shopping · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shop till you drop at Art Gallery of Ballarat and South Melbourne Market. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bells Beach and Eastern Beach Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Panorama Garden Estate (in Boneo), Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park (in Pearcedale) and Brighton Beach (in Brighton). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the striking landscape of Point Nepean National Park, get curious at Australian Centre for the Moving Image, and visit Degraves Street.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planning app.

You can drive from Healesville to Melbourne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — Aug 7:

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.