24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Echuca
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
West Wyalong
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Bourke
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Charleville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Longreach
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Cloncurry
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Mount Isa
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Normanton
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
9
Mount Surprise
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Trinity Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Laura
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Echuca

Echuca ©
Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia. On the 16th (Sat), go for a stroll along the water at Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, then examine the collection at The Great Aussie Beer Shed, and then don't miss a visit to GrainCorp Silo Art. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Victoria Park Lake, then see the interesting displays at National Holden Motor Museum : Echuca, and then have some family-friendly fun at Oz Maze and Mini Golf.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Echuca trip planner.

Melbourne to Echuca is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to West Wyalong.

Things to do in Echuca

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

GrainCorp Silo Art, Victoria Park Lake
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Victoria Park Lake ©
Victoria Park Lake
The Great Aussie Beer Shed ©
The Great Aussie Beer Shed
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre ©
Port of Echuca Discovery Centre

1
night
West Wyalong

West Wyalong ©
West Wyalong is a town in New South Wales, Australia, which is the main town of the Bland Shire, located in the Central West region of New South Wales. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery, identify plant and animal life at West Wyalong Wetlands, and then have fun at Holland Park Swim Centre.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the West Wyalong online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Echuca to West Wyalong takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bourke.

Things to do in West Wyalong

Shopping Fun & Games Parks
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Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery ©
Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery
Holland Park Swim Centre ©
Holland Park Swim Centre

2
nights
Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. On the 19th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Bourke Historic Wharf, then see the interesting displays at Back O'Bourke Visitor Information & Exhibition Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Back O' Bourke Gallery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bourke Historic Cemetery. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gundabooka National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bourke trip planner .

Traveling by car from West Wyalong to Bourke takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Charleville.

Things to do in Bourke

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Back O' Bourke Gallery
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Gundabooka National Park ©
Gundabooka National Park
Bourke Historic Wharf ©
Bourke Historic Wharf

2
nights
Charleville

Charleville ©
Charleville is a town and locality in the Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Charleville Bilby Experience, identify plant and animal life at Outback Native Timber Walk, and then look and learn at Charleville Cosmos Centre & Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Augathella Meat Ant Park & Giant Meat Ant Sculpture, then see the interesting displays at Historic House and Museum, then snap pictures at Angellala Creek Bridge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Royal Flying Doctor Hangar Visitor Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleville tour builder app .

Getting from Bourke to Charleville by car takes about 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Charleville are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Charleville

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Augathella Meat Ant Park & Giant Meat Ant Sculpture
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Historic House and Museum ©
Historic House and Museum

3
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Change things up with these side-trips from Longreach: Barcaldine (Tree of Knowledge Memorial, Australian Workers Heritage Centre, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, get engrossed in the history at Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, and stop by Spinifex Collections.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Longreach day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charleville to Longreach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Charleville in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Longreach, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cloncurry.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Barcaldine, Ilfracombe
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QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Tree of Knowledge Memorial ©
Tree of Knowledge Memorial

1
night
Cloncurry

Cloncurry ©
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): view the masterpieces at John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery, examine the collection at Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Dr David Harvey-Sutton Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Longreach to Cloncurry takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Longreach in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cloncurry, with lows of 20°C. On the 27th (Wed), you're off toMount Isa.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums Shopping
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4
nights
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Mount Isa is known for museums, outdoors, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Outback at Isa, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Mary Kathleen, enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Isa City Lookout, and head outdoors with Telstra Hill.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Isa travel planner .

You can drive from Cloncurry to Mount Isa in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mount Isa when traveling from Cloncurry in May, with lows around 15°C. On the 31st (Sun), you're off toNormanton.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra
Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Hard Times Mine ©
Hard Times Mine

3
nights
Normanton

Normanton is a small cattle town and locality in the Shire of Carpentaria in Queensland, Australia. Explore Normanton's surroundings by going to Karumba (Karumba swimming pool, Karumba Barramundi Discovery Centre, & more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Krys the Crocodile, explore the galleries of Bynoe Arts Centre, and identify plant and animal life at Mutton Hole Wetlands Conservation Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Normanton tour planner .

You can drive from Mount Isa to Normanton in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, Normanton is a bit warmer than Mount Isa - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. You will leave for Mount Surprise on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Normanton

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Karumba
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Mutton Hole Wetlands Conservation Park ©
Karumba Barramundi Discovery Centre ©

1
night
Mount Surprise

Mount Surprise
Mount Surprise is a town and locality in the Shire of Etheridge, Queensland, Australia. Find out how to plan Mount Surprise trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Normanton to Mount Surprise takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toTrinity Beach.

Things to do in Mount Surprise

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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3
nights
Trinity Beach

Trinity Beach ©
When in Trinity Beach, make a side trip to see Hartley's Crocodile Adventures in Palm Cove, approximately 30 minutes away.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our Trinity Beach online travel planner .

You can drive from Mount Surprise to Trinity Beach in 7.5 hours. In June in Trinity Beach, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Laura.

Things to do in Trinity Beach

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Kuranda, Palm Cove, Macalister Brewing Company, Cairns Kart Hire Track
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach

1
night
Laura

Laura
Laura is a small town and locality in Cook Shire, Cape York Peninsula in northern Queensland, Australia. For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Laura trip itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trinity Beach to Laura. On the 8th (Mon), you're off tohome.
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