26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Warragul
Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Renmark
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
5
Katherine
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Daly Waters
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 45​min
8
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
Mount Gambier
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Geelong
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Warragul

1
night
Renmark

Renmark ©
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Martin's Bend Reserve and then get engrossed in the history at Olivewood Historic Homestead and Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Renmark day trip planner .

Warragul to Renmark is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Renmark

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Martin's Bend Reserve
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Martin's Bend Reserve ©
Martin's Bend Reserve
Olivewood Historic Homestead and Museum ©

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage and Breakaways Conservation Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, make a trip to Dog Fence, look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, and play a few rounds at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy online travel planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Renmark to Coober Pedy. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Golf
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Seven Stones Designer Jewellers ©
Seven Stones Designer Jewellers

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Simpsons Gap and Finke Gorge National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Araluen Cultural Precinct and Iranti Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ormiston Gorge, head outdoors with Ellery Creek Big Hole, look for all kinds of wild species at John Flynn's Grave Historical Reserve, and explore the striking landscape at Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip planner .

Drive from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Coober Pedy in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Alice Springs, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap
Ochre Pits ©
Ochre Pits

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), go deep underground at Battery Hill Mining Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind John Flynn Memorial Obelisk.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in June, with highs in Tennant Creek at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

#Museums, #Shopping, #Nature
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
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Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre
Kundjarra (the Pebbles) ©
Kundjarra (the Pebbles)

5
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Get in touch with nature at Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park and Jatbula Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery and Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room. Step out of Katherine to go to Pine Creek and see Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T., which is approximately 1h 35 min away. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge, see the interesting displays at Katherine Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Katherine trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Katherine takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Tennant Creek in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Katherine, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Katherine

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T., Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge

2
nights
Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Daly Waters itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Katherine to Daly Waters takes 3.5 hours. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off toAlice Springs.

Things to do in Daly Waters

#Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
On the 4th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path, see the interesting displays at Central Australia Aviation Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The Residency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Trephina Gorge Nature Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs day trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Daly Waters to Alice Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Trephina Gorge Nature Park
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:
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Trephina Gorge Nature Park ©
Trephina Gorge Nature Park
Central Australia Aviation Museum ©
Central Australia Aviation Museum
The Residency ©
The Residency

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get great views at Water Tower Lookout and then explore the striking landscape at Warren Gorge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Remarkable Summit Hike and then take in nature's colorful creations at Homestead Gardens.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Port Augusta day trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alice Springs to Port Augusta. Traveling from Alice Springs in July, you will find days in Port Augusta are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Port Augusta

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Warren Gorge, Mount Remarkable Summit Hike
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Warren Gorge ©
Warren Gorge
Homestead Gardens ©
Homestead Gardens
Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

1
night
Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, learn about all things military at Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Riddoch Art Gallery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mount Gambier journey planner.

You can drive from Port Augusta to Mount Gambier in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Port Augusta in July, you will find days in Mount Gambier are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

#Nature, #Museums, #Parks
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:
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The Valley Lake ©
The Valley Lake
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum ©
Mount Gambier Rsl War Museum
Riddoch Art Gallery ©
Riddoch Art Gallery

2
nights
Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. On the 9th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Foreshore Promenade, admire the striking features of Warrnambool Breakwater, then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, then get a taste of the local shopping with Blarney Books and Art, and finally view the masterpieces at Whale Bone Studio Arts.

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Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Warrnambool takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Geelong.

Things to do in Warrnambool

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Port Fairy
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Blarney Books and Art ©
Blarney Books and Art
Whale Bone Studio Arts ©
Whale Bone Studio Arts

1
night
Geelong

Geelong ©
Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia, 75km south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Serendip Sanctuary and then contemplate the long history of Barwon Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Geelong trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Warrnambool to Geelong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Geelong can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geelong

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Coogoorah Park Nature Reserve, Serendip Sanctuary, Barwon Park
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:
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Serendip Sanctuary ©
Serendip Sanctuary

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