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
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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 drive. 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 drive to Dubbo.
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Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

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 Alladins Cave Bottle House. Get out of town with these interesting Dubbo side-trips: Parkes (Sir Henry Parkes Statue & Memorial Hill Lookout).

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Dubbo tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Narrandera to Dubbo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. October in Dubbo sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Tamworth.
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Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:

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 drive; or 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 drive to Miles.
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Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

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: drive. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Yeppoon.
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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 Singing Ship and Farnborough Beach. Visiting Yeppoon Main Beach and Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Yeppoon side-trips: The Caves (Capricorn Caves & Mount Etna Caves National Park). Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Mount Jim Crow National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Shell World Yeppoon and get great views at Spring Head Lookout.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yeppoon online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Miles to Yeppoon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Mackay.
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Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:

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. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. 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.
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Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

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.
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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.
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Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
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Bundaberg — 3 nights

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 46 minutes away.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bundaberg day trip planner.

Drive from Seventeen Seventy to Bundaberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Hervey Bay.
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Find places to stay Nov 4 — 7:

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 Maryborough City Hall. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Maryborough Railway Station and Elizabeth Park Rose Gardens. 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: do a combination of train and taxi. 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.
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Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:

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 Mooloolaba Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peregian Beach and The Noosa Spa. Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola) and Point Cartwright (in Mooloolaba). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Noosa Botanic Gardens, stop by Peticular, take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coolum Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Noosa trip maker website.

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Noosa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Coast.
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Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:

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 drive; or take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. 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 drive to Yamba.
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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. Alternatively, you can drive. 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 drive to Port Macquarie.
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Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Port Macquarie — 3 nights

Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Step out of the city life by going to Hastings River and Googik heritage Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Port Macquarie Museum and Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an exotic tour of Port Macquarie Camel Safari's, and discover the deep blue sea with Rick's Dive School.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Macquarie trip maker website.

You can drive from Yamba to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Yamba in November, plan for slightly colder 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 go by car to Shellharbour.
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Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:

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 Berrima District 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) and The Highlands Tour Co (in Bowral). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of HARS Aviation Museum, explore the striking landscape at Bombo Headland, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Macquarie Pass National Park, and have a few drinks at The Links Shell Cove.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shellharbour trip planner.

You can drive from Port Macquarie to Shellharbour in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Port Macquarie in November, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Shellharbour: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gerringong.
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Find places to stay Nov 20 — 25:

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 drive to Merimbula.
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Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:

Merimbula — 1 night

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. Alternatively, you can drive. 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.
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Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:

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 Salmon Rocks. There's much more to do: 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 find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Lakes Entrance online visit planner.

Getting from Merimbula to Lakes Entrance by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Merimbula in November, Lakes Entrance is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:

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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