31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Yarrawonga
Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Bourke
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Longreach
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Mount Isa
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Daly Waters
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Cloncurry
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Normanton
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
Cairns
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Townsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Mackay
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
12
Bundaberg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
13
Mooloolaba
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
14
Moree
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
15
West Wyalong
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Yarrawonga

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Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bourke trip site .

Yarrawonga to Bourke is an approximately 8-hour car ride. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Bourke

Historic Sites
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Bourke Historic Cemetery ©
Bourke Historic Cemetery

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Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at QANTAS Founders Museum and then browse the exhibits of Outback Pics. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Langenbaker House, take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, then examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, then take some stellar pictures from Camden Park Station, and finally contemplate the long history of Longreach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Longreach day trip planner.

Getting from Bourke to Longreach by car takes about 10.5 hours. May in Longreach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Longreach
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QANTAS Founders Museum ©
QANTAS Founders Museum
Camden Park Station ©
Camden Park Station

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Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
On the 2nd (Sun), get all the information you need at Outback at Isa and then enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Isa City Lookout. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Mary Kathleen, then get outside with Telstra Hill, then explore and take pictures at Hard Times Mine, and finally let little ones run wild at Mount Isa Family Fun Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mount Isa travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Longreach to Mount Isa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Mount Isa can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Museums Outdoors Fun & Games
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Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Mount Isa City Lookout ©
Mount Isa City Lookout
Telstra Hill ©
Telstra Hill

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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. On the 4th (Tue), expand your understanding of the military at Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Daly Waters day trip site .

You can drive from Mount Isa to Daly Waters in 12 hours. Another option is to fly. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Darwin.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
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Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adelaide River War Cemetery and Wangi Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo), Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole, & more) and Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor). Spend the 5th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex, stroll around Howard Springs Nature Park, brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Military Museum, and see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Daly Waters to Darwin. In June, daytime highs in Darwin are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Litchfield National Park, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Crazy Acres
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 11:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Katherine Outback Experience and Katherine Hot Springs. Take a break from Katherine with a short trip to Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T. in Pine Creek, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Edith Falls, identify plant and animal life at Katherine Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at Manyallaluk - The Dreaming Place, and explore the galleries of Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Katherine online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Darwin to Katherine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Darwin in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Katherine, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Normanton.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T.
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs

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Cloncurry

Cloncurry ©
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Burke&Wills Monument, then see the interesting displays at Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Dr David Harvey-Sutton Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cloncurry attractions app .

You can drive from Katherine to Cloncurry in 16.5 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Katherine in June, plan for little chillier days in Cloncurry, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Normanton.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum ©

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night
Normanton

Normanton ©
Normanton is a small cattle town and locality in the Shire of Carpentaria in Queensland, Australia. To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Normanton itinerary builder .

Getting from Cloncurry to Normanton by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Cloncurry in June, things will get a bit warmer in Normanton: highs are around 34°C and lows about 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Cairns.

Things to do in Normanton

Museums Wildlife Parks
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nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Atherton Tablelands and The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. Spend the 17th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls, pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Samurai Gallery Australia, and admire all the interesting features of Gallo DairyLand.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Cairns attractions website .

Explore your travel options from Normanton to Cairns with the Route module. When traveling from Normanton in June, plan for little chillier days in Cairns, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Cairns

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Josephine Falls ©
Josephine Falls
Atherton Tablelands ©
Atherton Tablelands

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Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mount Stuart and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Townsville Palmetum, stroll through The Strand, steep yourself in history at Kissing Point Fort, and go for a walk through Castle Hill.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Townsville trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Townsville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 18°C in Townsville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Mackay.

Things to do in Townsville

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Wet Tropics World Heritage Area
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
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Billabong Sanctuary ©
Billabong Sanctuary
Townsville Palmetum ©
Townsville Palmetum
Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland

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Mackay

Mackay ©
Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Cape Hillsborough National Park. On your second day here, cool off at Mackay Aqua Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mackay General Cemetery, then cool off at Bluewater Lagoon, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pioneer River.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mackay road trip site .

Explore your travel options from Townsville to Mackay with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Townsville in June: highs in Mackay hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Mackay

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cape Hillsborough National Park
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Cape Hillsborough National Park ©
Cape Hillsborough National Park
Mackay Aqua Park ©
Mackay Aqua Park
Bluewater Lagoon ©
Bluewater Lagoon

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Bundaberg

Bundaberg ©
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. On the 25th (Tue), get your game on at Bundy Bowl and Leisure Complex, learn about winemaking at Ohana Cider House & Tropical Winery, take in nature's colorful creations at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, then stroll around Alexandra Park, and finally get lost in a book at Bundaberg Regional Libraries.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bundaberg trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Mackay to Bundaberg with the Route module. Traveling from Mackay in June, plan for little chillier nights in Bundaberg, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mooloolaba.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Bundaberg Botanic Gardens ©
Bundaberg Botanic Gardens
Hinkler Hall of Aviation ©
Hinkler Hall of Aviation
Bundaberg Regional Libraries ©
Bundaberg Regional Libraries

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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 26th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Point Cartwright and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mooloolaba Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mooloolaba vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bundaberg to Mooloolaba takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Mooloolaba are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Moree.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Point Cartwright ©
Point Cartwright

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Moree

Moree ©
Moree is a large town in Moree Plains Shire in northern New South Wales, Australia. On the 27th (Thu), hike along Waa Gorge and then take in the exciting artwork at Bank Art Museum Moree.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Moree trip itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mooloolaba to Moree. In June, Moree is slightly colder than Mooloolaba - with highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to West Wyalong.

Things to do in Moree

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Waa Gorge ©
Waa Gorge
Bank Art Museum Moree ©
Bank Art Museum Moree

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West Wyalong

West Wyalong ©
West Wyalong is a town in New South Wales, Australia, which is the main town of the Bland Shire, located in the Central West region of New South Wales. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Wyalong Museum, look for gifts at Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at West Wyalong Wetlands, and finally enjoy some diversion at Holland Park Swim Centre.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the West Wyalong trip planner.

You can drive from Moree to West Wyalong in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in West Wyalong

Fun & Games Museums Shopping
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Holland Park Swim Centre ©
Holland Park Swim Centre
Wyalong Museum ©
Wyalong Museum
West Wyalong Wetlands ©
West Wyalong Wetlands

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