29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Cobar
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
2
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
4
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): walk around Cobar Miners Heritage Park. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, head outdoors with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, then contemplate the long history of Mount Grenfell Historic Site, and finally make a trip to Commonwealth Meteorological Station.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cobar trip planner .

Sydney to Cobar is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in August, Cobar is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Cobar

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

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, historic sites, nature, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy journey maker app .

Getting from Cobar to Coober Pedy by car takes about 15 hours. Traveling from Cobar in August, Coober Pedy is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car 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
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

2
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: explore and take pictures at Uluru, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit site .

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Coober Pedy in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

6
nights
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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, and get outside with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Alice Springs sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary Ann, and then admire all the interesting features of Kelly's Ranch. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), then browse the exhibits of Battery Hill Mining Centre, and then view the masterpieces at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tennant Creek trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in August; daily highs in Tennant Creek reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Museums Nature Parks
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Battery Hill Mining Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station
Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann

7
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. The adventure continues: make a trip to Ubirr, admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

4
nights
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Spend the 6th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Darwin itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Darwin are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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