21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Tuggerah
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Mildura
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Broken Hill
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Dubbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Jenolan Caves
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Wagga Wagga
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Cobar
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 15​min
7
Port Augusta
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Tuggerah

1
night
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
On the 6th (Sat), stop by Woodsies Gem Shop, then relax in the rural setting at Orange World, then admire the masterpieces at Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead, and finally make a trip to Lock 11. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Old Wentworth Gaol, then admire the natural beauty at Australian Inland Botanic Gardens, then enjoy the sand and surf at Apex Beach, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mildura trip maker site .

Melbourne to Mildura is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Mildura, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Orange World, Old Wentworth Gaol, Australian Inland Botanic Gardens
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Australian Inland Botanic Gardens ©
Australian Inland Botanic Gardens
Old Wentworth Gaol ©
Old Wentworth Gaol

1
night
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, then don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial, then explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Broken Hill trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Mildura to Broken Hill takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mildura in July, Broken Hill is a bit warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Wildlife
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2
nights
Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
On the 9th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, then make a trip to Dundullimal Homestead, then make a trip to Western Plains Cultural Centre, and finally admire the natural beauty at Shoyoen Japanese Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): get lost in a book at Macquarie Regional Library, buy something for everyone on your list at Riverdale Shopping Centre, then steep yourself in history at Old Dubbo Gaol, and finally browse the different shops at Orana Mall.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Dubbo online road trip planner .

You can fly from Broken Hill to Dubbo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Dubbo when traveling from Broken Hill in July, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jenolan Caves.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Dundullimal Homestead ©
Dundullimal Homestead

5
nights
Jenolan Caves

Jenolan Caves ©
Get some historical perspective at The National Pass and Lennox Bridge. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Australiana Pioneer Village and Hartley Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jenolan Caves: Elysian Rock Lookout (in Leura), Marrangaroo National Park (in Wallerawang) and Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jenolan Caves tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dubbo to Jenolan Caves takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, train, and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Jenolan Caves can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Jenolan Caves

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blackheath, Lithgow, Blue Mountains National Park, Blue Mountains National Park Glenbrook, Lennox Bridge
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum ©
Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum
The National Pass ©
The National Pass

2
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
On the 16th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, enjoy some diversion at City of Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, then browse the collection at Wagga Wagga City Library, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Riverina. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to National Art Glass Gallery, let the kids burn off some steam at Oasis Regional Aquatic Centre, then have some family-friendly fun at Project Paintball Wagga, and finally contemplate the long history of Monte Cristo Homestead.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Wagga Wagga itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Jenolan Caves to Wagga Wagga takes 5 hours. Traveling from Jenolan Caves in July, expect nights in Wagga Wagga to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cobar.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trip

Monte Cristo Homestead
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Project Paintball Wagga ©
Project Paintball Wagga
Monte Cristo Homestead ©
Monte Cristo Homestead
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery ©
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

1
day
Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. On the 18th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Mount Grenfell Historic Site, get outside with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, then take some stellar pictures from Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, then get engrossed in the history at Great Cobar Heritage Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cobar Miners Heritage Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cobar trip maker app .

Drive from Wagga Wagga to Cobar in 6 hours. Traveling from Wagga Wagga in July, expect nights in Cobar to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Cobar

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool ©
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool
Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre
Mount Grenfell Historic Site ©
Mount Grenfell Historic Site

1
day
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.
On the 19th (Fri), enjoy some diversion at Port Augusta Train Park, brush up on your military savvy at RSL Military Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, then take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and finally get great views at Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Augusta journey site .

You can drive from Cobar to Port Augusta in 9.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Museums Shopping
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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 20th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, and finally look for gifts at Opalios. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park, then get engrossed in the history at Old Timers Mine, and finally make a trip to Big Winch.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. In July, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time 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
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kuniya Walk and Valley of the Winds. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Uluru Hiking Path. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, explore and take pictures at Uluru, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park planner .

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru ©
Uluru

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