47 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Port Augusta & Scarborough Itinerary

47 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Port Augusta & Scarborough Itinerary

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47 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Port Augusta & Scarborough Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 16 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Port Augusta
— 15 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
3
Scarborough
— 13 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Sydney

16
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Uluru, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

Plan my Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 6°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

15
nights
Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Augusta: Whyalla (Whyalla Conservation Park, Whyalla Maritime Museum, & more), Peterborough (Dragons Rest Habitat Garden, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, & more) and Wirrabara Forest (in Wirrabara). Spend the 31st (Fri) exploring nature at Mount Remarkable National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, brush up on your military savvy at Melrose Heritage Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Gladstone Gaol, and make a trip to Bridle Gap.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Port Augusta trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Augusta takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in August, expect nights in Port Augusta to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Scarborough.

Things to do in Port Augusta

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Whyalla, Peterborough, Quorn, Melrose, Port Pirie
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 10:
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout
Point Lowly Lighthouse ©
Point Lowly Lighthouse

13
nights
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a residential suburb of the Moreton Bay Region, Queensland, Australia.GeographyScarborough is at the northernmost of the Redcliffe peninsula, approximately 30km north-northeast of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia.HistoryThe suburb used to act as a gateway to Moreton Island via the Combie Trader barge, but this service was recently sold.DemographicsIn the, Scarborough recorded a population of 7,986 people, 52.3% female and 47.7% male.The median age of the Scarborough population was 45 years, 8 years above the national median of 37.71.3% of people living in Scarborough were born in Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, Maleny Dairies, & more) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo, kick back and relax at Maroochydore Beach, stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kondalilla National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Scarborough travel planning site .

Explore your travel options from Port Augusta to Scarborough with the Route module. Traveling from Port Augusta in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Scarborough, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Scarborough

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny, Montville, Yandina, Conondale National Park
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 24:
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Scarborough Beach Park ©
Scarborough Beach Park
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World ©
Warner Bros. Movie World

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