25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Tamworth
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
2
Strathgordon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Deloraine
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Burnie
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Stanley
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Melbourne
— 11 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Attractions like Tamworth Regional Playground and Tamworth Marsupial Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Tamworth's surroundings by going to Eye of the Needle Walk (in Murrurundi), Watsons Creek National Park (in Watsons Bay) and Bob's Shed (in Quirindi). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Truck Drivers Memorial and explore the world behind art at Tamworth Regional Gallery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tamworth road trip app .

Sydney to Tamworth is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Sydney in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tamworth: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Strathgordon.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Eye of the Needle Walk, Watsons Creek National Park, Bob's Shed
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground
Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Truck Drivers Memorial ©
Truck Drivers Memorial

1
day
Strathgordon

Strathgordon ©
On the 29th (Sun), see human ingenuity at work at Serpentine Dam, then admire the engineering at Gordon Dam, and then trek along Creepy Crawly Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Strathgordon trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Tamworth to Strathgordon takes 27.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Deloraine.

Things to do in Strathgordon

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Gordon Dam ©
Gordon Dam
Serpentine Dam ©
Serpentine Dam

4
nights
Deloraine

Deloraine
Deloraine is a town on the Meander River, in the central north of Tasmania, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Deloraine side-trips: The Wall in the Wilderness (in Derwent Bridge), Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park (Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake Circuit, & more) and Alum Cliffs (in Chudleigh). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Deloraine trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Strathgordon to Deloraine in 4 hours. In December in Deloraine, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Burnie.

Things to do in Deloraine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, The Wall in the Wilderness, Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary, Alum Cliffs
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain ©
Cradle Mountain
Marion's Lookout Walk ©
Marion's Lookout Walk

3
nights
Burnie

Burnie ©
Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. Get out of town with these interesting Burnie side-trips: Tasmazia & The Village of Lower Crackpot (in Promised Land), Gunns Plains (Gunns Plains Caves & Wings Wildlife Park) and Sheffield (Mosaic Pathway & Tasmania’s Town of Murals). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Devils @ Cradle, let the kids burn off some steam at Burnie Park, stop by The Hidden Fox, and don't miss a visit to Giant Penguin.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Burnie trip planner .

Traveling by car from Deloraine to Burnie takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stanley.

Things to do in Burnie

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Sheffield, Gunns Plains, Giant Penguin, Lillico Beach Conservation Area, Devils @ Cradle
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 5:
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Gunns Plains Caves ©
Gunns Plains Caves
Devils @ Cradle ©
Devils @ Cradle

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Green Point Beach (in Smithton), Dip River Forest Reserve (in Mawbanna) and Edge of the World (in Arthur River). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve, make a trip to Stanley Heritage Walk, take an in-depth tour of Stanley Discovery Museum, and look for gifts at The Angel's Share.

Before you visit Stanley, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Burnie to Stanley in 1.5 hours. January in Stanley sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Dip River Forest Reserve, Edge of the World, Green Point Beach
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Edge of the World ©
Edge of the World

11
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Bring the kids along to Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melbourne: Sovereign Hill (in Ballarat), The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, and contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne road trip planner.

Getting from Stanley to Melbourne by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Stanley in January since evenings lows in Melbourne dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sovereign Hill, St. Kilda Beach, Brunswick Tool Library, ARHS Railway Museum, The Great Ocean Road
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 19:
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Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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