16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gunbower
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Hermannsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Alice Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  22​h 15​min
End: Gunbower

1
night
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.
To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port Augusta visit planner .

Gunbower to Port Augusta is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In June, daytime highs in Port Augusta are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Fun & Games Parks
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2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park, get engrossed in the history at Old Timers Mine, and then see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then tee off at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church.

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Explore your travel options from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

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.
Wintjiri Arts + Museum and Walkatjara Art will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Kuniya Walk and Kata Tjuta. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, get answers to all your questions at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and make a trip to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation.

To find out how to plan a trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you'll travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watarrka National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Kings Canyon trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon takes 4 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hermannsburg.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Watarrka National Park
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park

1
night
Hermannsburg

Hermannsburg ©
On the 1st (Mon), explore the world behind art at Hermannsburg Historic Precinct.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hermannsburg day trip planner .

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Hermannsburg in 7 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for Alice Springs.

Things to do in Hermannsburg

Museums
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Hermannsburg Historic Precinct ©
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct

4
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Appreciate the collections at Araluen Cultural Precinct and Aboriginal Australia Culture Centre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's much more to do: get outside with Simpsons Gap, identify plant and animal life at John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, and take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

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Getting from Hermannsburg to Alice Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. July in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
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