26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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Port Macquarie
— 1 night
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Nambucca Heads
— 3 nights
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Urunga
— 2 nights
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Bellingen
— 2 nights
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Byron Bay
— 12 nights
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Tamborine Mountain
— 2 nights
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Ipswich
— 3 nights

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Port Macquarie — 1 night

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hydro Golf and Putt Putt as well as Centre of Gravity. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): try for a hole-in-one at Hydro Golf and Putt Putt and then don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie vacation website.

Newcastle to Port Macquarie is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Newcastle in July, plan for little chillier days in Port Macquarie, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nambucca Heads.
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Nambucca Heads — 3 nights

Nambucca Heads is a town on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia in Nambucca Shire. Your day by day itinerary now includes Captain Cook's Lookout as well as Frank Partridge VC Military Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Nambucca Heads trip app.

Traveling by car from Port Macquarie to Nambucca Heads takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Macquarie in July, you will find days in Nambucca Heads are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). You'll set off for Urunga on the 8th (Fri).
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Museums
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Urunga — 2 nights

Urunga is a small town on in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in Bellingen Shire. Your day by day itinerary now includes Trial Bay Gaol. On the 8th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Trial Bay Gaol and then explore the activities along Urunga Wetlands Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Urunga trip planner.

Urunga is just a short distance from Nambucca Heads. July in Urunga sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for Bellingen on the 10th (Sun).
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Bellingen — 2 nights

Bellingen is a small town on Waterfall Way on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Dangar Falls, Sweet Bellingen and The Woodcraft Gallery. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stop by The Woodcraft Gallery and then look for gifts at Sweet Bellingen. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Dangar Falls.

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Bellingen is very close to Urunga. In July, daily temperatures in Bellingen can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Byron Bay.
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Byron Bay — 12 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Blue Bay Whale Watching and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore Byron Bay's surroundings by going to Fingal Head Lighthouse (in Fingal Head), Mount Warning Summit Trail (in Mount Warning) and Hastings Point Headland (in Hastings Point). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tallow Beach, take some stellar pictures from Fisherman's Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Broken Head Nature Reserve, and browse the exhibits of Hammer and Hand Byron Bay Jewellery and Metal Collective.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Byron Bay travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bellingen to Byron Bay in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, daytime highs in Byron Bay are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You will leave for Tamborine Mountain on the 24th (Sun).
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Tamborine Mountain — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, O'Reillys Birds of Prey and Fudge Heaven. Step off the beaten path and head to Witches Falls Walking Trail and Tamborine National Park.

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Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Tamborine Mountain takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Byron Bay in July since evenings lows in Tamborine Mountain dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ipswich.
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Ipswich — 3 nights

Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Brisbane Valley Rail Trail and Nerima Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Ipswich side-trips: Bamboo Panda Massage (in Underwood), Summer Land Camels (in Harrisville) and Mount England Estate Winery (in Fernvale). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Robelle Domain, explore the striking landscape at White Rock-Spring Mtn Conservation Estate, and don't miss a visit to Denmark Hill Water Tower Lookout.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ipswich trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Tamborine Mountain to Ipswich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Tamborine Mountain in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ipswich, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel 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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