30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Royal National Park
— 1 day
2
Wollongong
— 1 night
3
Kiama
— Few hours
4
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
5
Jindabyne
— 3 nights
6
Canberra
— 1 night
7
Blue Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
8
The Entrance
— 3 nights
9
Pokolbin
— 3 nights
10
Wingham
— 1 night
11
Taree
— 1 night
12
Byron Bay
— 5 nights
13
Port Macquarie
— 3 nights
14
South West Rocks
— 2 nights

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Royal National Park

Royal National Park ©
Figure 8 Pools has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Figure 8 Pools and then take in nature's colorful creations at E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Royal National Park attractions planner.

Sydney to Royal National Park is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Royal National Park, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Wollongong.

Things to do in Royal National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens
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E G Waterhouse National Camellia Gardens ©

1
night
Wollongong

Wollongong ©
Wollongong, informally referred to as "The Gong", is a seaside city located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Wollongong trip site.

Traveling by car from Royal National Park to Wollongong takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kiama.

Things to do in Wollongong

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Wollongong Head Lighthouse ©
Wollongong Head Lighthouse
Wollongong Art Gallery ©
Wollongong Art Gallery

few
hours
Kiama

Kiama ©
The name Kiama comes from the Aboriginal word Kiaram-a, which allegedly means 'where the sea makes a noise'.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Kiama Blowhole.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kiama road trip site.

Getting from Wollongong to Kiama by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Wollongong in July since evenings lows in Kiama dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Kiama

Parks Nature
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Kiama Blowhole ©
Kiama Blowhole

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nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Collingwood Beach, kick back and relax at Hyams Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, and finally hike along White Sands Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jervis Bay day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Kiama to Jervis Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Jervis Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jindabyne.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hyams Beach ©
Hyams Beach
White Sands Walk ©
White Sands Walk
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum ©
Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

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nights
Jindabyne

Jindabyne ©
Jindabyne is a town in south-east New South Wales, Australia that overlooks Lake Jindabyne near the Snowy Mountains, in Snowy Monaro Regional Council. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jindabyne: Corrective Services NSW Museum (in Cooma), Thredbo Village (Thredbo Alpine Village & Thredbo River Track) and Perisher Valley (Perisher & Perisher Blue Ski Resort). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Jindabyne, relax in the rural setting at Gaden Trout Hatchery, sample the tasty concoctions at Jindabyne Brewing, and take in the waterfront at Snow Gums Boardwalk.

Discover how to plan a Jindabyne trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Jervis Bay to Jindabyne in 5 hours. In July, Jindabyne is a bit cooler than Jervis Bay - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Jindabyne

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Thredbo Village, Perisher Valley, Corrective Services NSW Museum, Charlotte Pass, Snow Gums Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
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Lake Jindabyne ©
Lake Jindabyne
Corrective Services NSW Museum ©
Corrective Services NSW Museum
Jindabyne Brewing ©
Jindabyne Brewing

1
night
Canberra

Canberra
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.
To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Canberra driving holiday website.

You can drive from Jindabyne to Canberra in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Blue Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Museums Outdoors
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4
nights
Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains National Park ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Blue Mountains National Park: Hawkesbury Lookout (in Hawkesbury Heights), Bellbird Hill Lookout (in Kurrajong Heights) and Bilpin (The Bilpin Fruit Bowl & Hillbilly Cider).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Blue Mountains National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Canberra to Blue Mountains National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in July; daily highs in Blue Mountains National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to The Entrance.

Things to do in Blue Mountains National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Bilpin, Mt Wilson, Hawkesbury Lookout, Bellbird Hill Lookout
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:
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Bilpin Cider Company ©
Bilpin Cider Company
Hillbilly Cider ©
Hillbilly Cider
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

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nights
The Entrance

The Entrance ©
Change things up with these side-trips from The Entrance: Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures (in Glenworth Valley), Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga) and Gosford (Australian Reptile Park & Gosford Regional Gallery).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read The Entrance tour itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blue Mountains National Park to The Entrance. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Pokolbin.

Things to do in The Entrance

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Terrigal, Gosford, Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures, Crackneck Lookout Coast Walk, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures ©
Glenworth Valley Outdoor Adventures
Norah Head Lighthouse ©
Norah Head Lighthouse
Australian Reptile Park ©
Australian Reptile Park

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nights
Pokolbin

Pokolbin ©
With its first vineyards established in the mid 19th century, wine tourism in Pokolbin remains a major draw.
Pokolbin is known for wineries, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Ernest Hill Wines, admire the natural beauty at Hunter Valley Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Hunter Valley Zoo, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pokolbin trip maker.

Drive from The Entrance to Pokolbin in 1.5 hours. July in Pokolbin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Wingham.

Things to do in Pokolbin

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trip

Nulkaba
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Ernest Hill Wines ©
Ernest Hill Wines
Ivanhoe Wines ©
Ivanhoe Wines
Hunter Valley Gardens ©
Hunter Valley Gardens

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night
Wingham

Wingham
Wingham is a town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia in the Mid-Coast Council area 335km north of Sydney. On the 18th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Manning Valley Historical Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wingham Foreshore Recreation Reserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Wingham Brush Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Wingham trip maker site.

Getting from Pokolbin to Wingham by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Wingham are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Taree.

Things to do in Wingham

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Wingham Brush Nature Reserve
Wingham Brush Nature Reserve
Bent on Life ©
Bent on Life

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night
Taree

Taree ©
Taree is a town on the Mid North Coast, New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Manning Regional Art Gallery, thenget lost in a book at Manning Valley Libraries, and then make a trip to Apex Lookout.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Taree travel route builder app.

Taree is just a stone's throw from Wingham. July in Taree sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Byron Bay.

Things to do in Taree

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cape Hawke Lookout
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
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Manning Regional Art Gallery ©
Manning Regional Art Gallery
Apex Lookout ©
Apex Lookout
Cape Hawke Lookout ©
Cape Hawke Lookout

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Byron Bay: Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah) and Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre (in Murwillumbah). The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Cape Byron Lighthouse, sample the tasty concoctions at Stone & Wood Brewery, hike along Cape Byron Walking Track, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Byron Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Taree to Byron Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tropical Fruit World, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, hike along Coastal walk, thenidentify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, and finally see the interesting displays at Roto House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, thenenjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, thensee majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally walk around Mrs York's Garden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Macquarie trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Byron Bay to Port Macquarie in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Byron Bay in July, expect nights in Port Macquarie to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to South West Rocks.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse

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South West Rocks

South West Rocks ©
On the 28th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional de Dorrigo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Trial Bay Gaol, visit a coastal fixture at Smoky Cape Lighthouse, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our South West Rocks road trip site.

Drive from Port Macquarie to South West Rocks in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Port Macquarie in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in South West Rocks: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in South West Rocks

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parque Nacional de Dorrigo
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:
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Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Scuba & Snorkeling

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