14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tamborine
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Tamworth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dubbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Leura
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
The Entrance
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Pokolbin
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Nambucca Heads
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Byron Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Tamborine

1
night
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre as well as Australian Country Music Hall of Fame. On the 7th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Tamworth Marsupial Park, then see the interesting displays at Australian Country Music Hall of Fame, then get all the information you need at The Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre, and finally examine the collection at Australasian Country Music Hands of Fame.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tamworth tour itinerary planner .

Tamborine to Tamworth is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In September, Tamworth is a bit cooler than Tamborine - with highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Tamworth

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
The Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre ©

2
nights
Dubbo

Dubbo ©
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 Riverdale Shopping Centre as well as Monkey Bar. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol and then buy something for everyone on your list at Riverdale Shopping Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, get lost in a book at Macquarie Regional Library, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Monkey Bar.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dubbo trip planner .

You can drive from Tamworth to Dubbo in 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Dubbo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Leura.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Macquarie Regional Library ©
Macquarie Regional Library

2
nights
Leura

Leura ©
Leura is a suburb in the City of Blue Mountains local government area that is located west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Wentworth Falls and then hike along Fortress Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from The Three Sisters, go for a walk through Gordon Falls Lookout, then make a trip to Sublime Point Lookout, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lockleys Pylon Walking Track.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Leura trip maker .

Getting from Dubbo to Leura by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Leura are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Leura

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Katoomba
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Fortress Rock ©
Fortress Rock
Wentworth Falls ©
Wentworth Falls
The Three Sisters ©
The Three Sisters

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
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.
Bondi Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then don't miss a visit to Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Leura to Sydney takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Leura in September since evenings lows in Sydney dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to The Entrance.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

2
nights
The Entrance

The Entrance ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Woy Woy Wharf as well as The Entrance Ocean Baths. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): head outdoors with The Entrance Pelican Feed and then have fun at The Entrance Ocean Baths. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Entrance Heritage Walk, kick back and relax at Terrigal Beach, don't miss a visit to Captain Cook Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Woy Woy Wharf.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the The Entrance road trip planning site .

You can drive from Sydney to The Entrance in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in The Entrance, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in The Entrance

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Terrigal Beach, Woy Woy Wharf, Captain Cook Lookout, Palm Beach
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Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach
Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Captain Cook Lookout ©
Captain Cook Lookout

1
night
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hunter Valley Aqua Golf and Putt Putt as well as Hunter Wine Country Markets. On the 15th (Sun), get your game on at Hunter Valley Aqua Golf and Putt Putt, then admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, then do a tasting at Peterson House, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Hunter Wine Country Markets.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pokolbin day trip planner.

Traveling by car from The Entrance to Pokolbin takes 1.5 hours. In September in Pokolbin, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nambucca Heads.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Fun & Games Shopping Wineries
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Hunter Valley Aqua Golf and Putt Putt ©
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens
Peterson House ©
Peterson House

2
nights
Nambucca Heads

Nambucca Heads ©
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 Nambucca Heads Beach, Shelly Beach and Trial Bay Gaol. On the 16th (Mon), stroll through Nambucca Heads Beach, then stroll through Shelly Beach, then steep yourself in history at Trial Bay Gaol, and finally enjoy the sea views from Smoky Cape Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Dorrigo National Park, then admire the sheer force of Dangar Falls, and then make a trip to V-Wall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nambucca Heads vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Pokolbin to Nambucca Heads takes 4 hours. In September in Nambucca Heads, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Nambucca Heads

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dorrigo, South West Rocks
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Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Dangar Falls ©
Dangar Falls
Dorrigo National Park ©
Dorrigo National Park

2
nights
Byron Bay

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Byron Surrounds Nimbin Tours & Waterfall Adventures, Stone and Wood Brewery and The Farm Byron Bay. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of The Farm Byron Bay, then trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Byron Lighthouse, then push the limits with Byron Surrounds Nimbin Tours & Waterfall Adventures, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Stone and Wood Brewery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Byron Bay attractions planner .

You can drive from Nambucca Heads to Byron Bay in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Byron Bay can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Broken Head Nature Reserve
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Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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