31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Cloncurry
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Tennant Creek
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Alice Springs
— 13 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Cairns

4
nights
Cloncurry

Cloncurry ©
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum and John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Burke&Wills Monument.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cloncurry using our trip planner.

Cairns to Cloncurry is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. September in Cloncurry sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you're off toTennant Creek.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum ©

5
nights
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve and Kelly's Ranch. Get in touch with nature at Lake Mary Ann and Kundjarra (the Pebbles). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, browse the exhibits of Battery Hill Mining Centre, pause for some photo ops at John Flynn Memorial Obelisk, and view the masterpieces at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tennant Creek journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Cloncurry to Tennant Creek takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Tennant Creek sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. You will leave for Alice Springs on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
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Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station

13
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.
Get in touch with nature at Finke Gorge National Park and Ellery Creek Big Hole. Step off the beaten path and head to Ochre Pits and Ormiston Gorge. Step out of Alice Springs to go to Hermannsburg and see Hermannsburg Historic Precinct, which is approximately 2 hours away. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Simpsons Gap, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, and explore the striking landscape at Chambers Pillar.

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

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tennant Creek in October; daily highs in Alice Springs reach 38°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Red Centre, Hermannsburg Historic Precinct
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Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap
Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
Finke Gorge National Park ©
Finke Gorge National Park

6
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.
Get outdoors at Kuniya Walk and Uluru. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, go for a walk through Field of Light, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 20th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

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