31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Dubbo
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Broken Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
8
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Tanunda
— 1 night
taxi:  15​min
11
Nuriootpa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Mildura
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
13
Wagga Wagga
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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2
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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 12th (Fri), make a trip to Western Plains Cultural Centre, contemplate the long history of Dundullimal Homestead, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, and finally browse the collection at Macquarie Regional Library. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Riverdale Shopping Centre, contemplate the long history of Old Dubbo Gaol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shoyoen Japanese Garden, and finally Head underground at Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubbo day trip tool .

Sydney to Dubbo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in April, Dubbo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wellington Caves & Phosphate Mine
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo
Old Dubbo Gaol ©
Old Dubbo Gaol
Shoyoen Japanese Garden ©
Shoyoen Japanese Garden

3
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Step out of Broken Hill with an excursion to Mundi Mundi Lookout in Silverton--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Mutawintji National Park. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, admire the majestic nature at Living Desert State Park, explore the galleries of Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, and make a trip to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Broken Hill trip planner.

Getting from Dubbo to Broken Hill by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubbo in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Broken Hill, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Silverton
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:
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Mutawintji National Park ©
Mutawintji National Park
Living Desert State Park ©
Living Desert State Park

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.
On the 17th (Wed), get great views at Water Tower Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, get great views at Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, then admire the natural beauty at Homestead Gardens, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Port Augusta Train Park.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta trip planner .

Getting from Broken Hill to Port Augusta by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Broken Hill in April, Port Augusta is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Museums Shopping
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1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home, then see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy day trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Coober Pedy in April: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kings Canyon road trip planning site .

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites Tours
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Helicopter Tours

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, then identify plant and animal life at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get great views at Anzac Hill, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Talapi.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip planner .

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 6 hours. In April in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, then tee off at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, then don't miss a visit to Spaceship from Pitch Black, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at The Big Miner, don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, don't miss a visit to Crocodile Harry’s Underground Nest, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, then make a trip to Big Winch, and finally look for gifts at Opalios.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Coober Pedy trip maker website .

You can drive from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Alice Springs in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coober Pedy: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Adelaide.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 28:
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Catacomb Church ©
Catacomb Church
Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 28th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Southern Flinders Ranges Experience with Lunch. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally get engrossed in the history at State Library of South Australia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip planner .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Adelaide in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Coober Pedy in April, expect nights in Adelaide to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 1:
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park

1
night
Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): examine the collection at National Motor Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gorge Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): do a tasting at Peter Lehmann Wines, learn about winemaking at Langmeil Winery, then do a tasting at Rockford Winery, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tanunda road trip app .

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Tanunda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Tanunda sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nuriootpa.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

National Motor Museum, Gorge Wildlife Park
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

3
nights
Nuriootpa

Nuriootpa ©
Nuriootpa is the major commercial centre in the Barossa Valley in South Australia, about an hour's drive north of the capital, Adelaide, and 77 kilometres by rail. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Gleeson Wetlands, do a tasting at Sevenhill Cellars, then trek along Riesling Trail, and finally do a tasting at Yelland & Papps. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Penfolds Barossa Valley Cellar Door, learn about winemaking at Tscharke's Place, do a tasting at Seppeltsfield, do a tasting at Two Hands Wines Cellar Door, then stop by Maggie Beer's Farm Shop, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Barossa Old Rose Repository.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuriootpa online day trip planner .

Nuriootpa is just a short distance from Tanunda. In May, daytime highs in Nuriootpa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Mildura.

Things to do in Nuriootpa

Wineries Parks Trails

Side Trips

Clare, Marananga, Greenock, Barossa Old Rose Repository, Seppeltsfield
Find places to stay May 2 — 5:
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Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Gleeson Wetlands ©
Gleeson Wetlands

3
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Mildura Water Play Park, get in on the family fun at Putt Putt Family Fun Centre, then relax in the rural setting at Orange World, and finally explore the activities along Murray River.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mildura itinerary planner .

You can drive from Nuriootpa to Mildura in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Mildura sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Wagga Wagga.

Things to do in Mildura

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wentworth, Orange World, Murray River
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Mildura Water Play Park ©
Mildura Water Play Park
Woodsies Gem Shop ©
Woodsies Gem Shop
Murray River ©
Murray River

3
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get your game on at Project Paintball Wagga, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Albert, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Rock Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Wollundry Grove Olives, see the interesting displays at Temora Aviation Museum, then explore and take pictures at Wagga Wagga Beach, and finally perfect your strike at Wagga Bowling & Entertainment Centre.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wagga Wagga trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Mildura to Wagga Wagga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. May in Wagga Wagga sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

The Rock Nature Reserve, Temora Aviation Museum
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The Rock Nature Reserve ©
The Rock Nature Reserve
Project Paintball Wagga ©
Project Paintball Wagga
Wagga Bowling & Entertainment Centre ©

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