15 days in Coober Pedy & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

15 days in Coober Pedy & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

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15 days in Coober Pedy & Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Itinerary

Start: Auckland Central
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Coober Pedy
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Auckland Central

7
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Serbian Orthodox Church and Catacomb Church will appeal to history buffs. Old Timers Mine and Umoona Opal Mine & Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Opalios, don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, and explore the striking landscape of Breakaways Conservation Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy travel route planning website .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Coober Pedy is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland Central to Coober Pedy is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Coober Pedy, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 7°C. You'll set off for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Golf
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Get in touch with nature at Kuniya Walk and Valley of the Winds. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

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
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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