32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cootamundra
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Wentworth
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Port Augusta
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kings Canyon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
8
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Darwin
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
11
Daly Waters
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
12
Mount Isa
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
13
Birdsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
14
White Cliffs
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
15
Cootamundra
— 1 night
End: Cootamundra

1
night
Wentworth

Wentworth ©
Wentworth is a small border town in the far south west of the state of New South Wales, Australia. You've now added Lake Cullulleraine to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church, identify plant and animal life at Junction Island Nature Reserve, then get engrossed in the history at The Big V industries, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Cullulleraine.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Wentworth tour itinerary builder .

Cootamundra to Wentworth is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July, daily temperatures in Wentworth can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Wentworth

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Lake Cullulleraine ©
Lake Cullulleraine
The Big V industries ©
The Big V industries
Junction Island Nature Reserve ©
Junction Island Nature Reserve

3
nights
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.
Visiting Wirrabara Forest and Powell Gardens will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre and Mount Remarkable Summit Hike. Get out of town with these interesting Port Augusta side-trips: Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park (in Quorn), Whyalla (Point Lowly Lighthouse & Whyalla Conservation Park) and John Pirie Bridge (Bridge to Nowhere) (in Port Pirie). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, take some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout, and admire the natural beauty at Homestead Gardens.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Augusta trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Wentworth to Port Augusta takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Whyalla, Port Pirie, Quorn, Wirrabara Forest, Mount Remarkable Summit Hike
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Whyalla Conservation Park ©
Whyalla Conservation Park
Point Lowly Lighthouse ©
Point Lowly Lighthouse
Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park ©

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coober Pedy tour itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

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.
On the 21st (Sun), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, make a trip to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation, explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Uluru. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, then get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta, and finally learn more about the world around you at Wintjiri Arts + Museum.

Discover how to plan a Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Red Desert Reptiles ©
Red Desert Reptiles
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

1
day
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watarrka National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kings Canyon trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Trails Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Watarrka National Park
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, then get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, then see the interesting displays at The Residency, and finally get outside with Ellery Creek Big Hole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, head outdoors with Simpsons Gap, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, and finally identify plant and animal life at Ormiston Gorge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Outdoors Museums Nature
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Araluen Cultural Precinct ©
Araluen Cultural Precinct
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary Ann.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tennant Creek trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in July, with highs in Tennant Creek at 29°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann
Battery Hill Mining Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Nitmiluk National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room, then examine the collection at Katherine Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Katherine itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Katherine takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Tennant Creek, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Katherine, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park
Katherine Museum ©
Katherine Museum
Helicopter Tours

3
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Billabong, then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, then explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, then explore the ancient world of Ubirr, and then identify plant and animal life at Cahills Crossing.

Plan my day in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Mamukala Billabong ©
Mamukala Billabong
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Buley Rockhole and Florence Falls. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Adelaide River War Cemetery and 1934 Qantas Hangar. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Berry Springs (Territory Wildlife Park & Crazy Acres) and Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, explore and take pictures at Hidden Valley Motor Sports Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Darwin trip website .

You can drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Berry Springs, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park, Adelaide River War Cemetery, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Safaris
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery

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night
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 6th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Daly Waters driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Darwin to Daly Waters with the Route module. On the 7th (Wed), you're off toMount Isa.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
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Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

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nights
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get outside with Telstra Hill, see the interesting displays at Underground Hospital and Museum, and then get outside with Lake Moondarra. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout, admire all the interesting features of Hard Times Mine, and then go deep underground at Mary Kathleen.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Mount Isa tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Daly Waters to Mount Isa takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Mount Isa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Birdsville.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors Museums
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Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra
Underground Hospital and Museum ©
Underground Hospital and Museum
Telstra Hill ©
Telstra Hill

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nights
Birdsville

Birdsville ©
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Munga-Thirri (Simpson Desert) National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Red Sand Dune and then get outside with Birdsville Races.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Birdsville planning site .

Getting from Mount Isa to Birdsville by car takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly. While traveling from Mount Isa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Birdsville, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to White Cliffs.

Things to do in Birdsville

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Birdsville Races ©
Birdsville Races

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night
White Cliffs

White Cliffs
White Cliffs is a small town in outback New South Wales in Australia, in Central Darling Shire. On the 12th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Paroo-Darling National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our White Cliffs trip planner .

You can drive from Birdsville to White Cliffs in 26 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cootamundra.

Things to do in White Cliffs

Nature Parks
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Cootamundra

Cootamundra ©
Cootamundra is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia and within the Riverina. On the 13th (Tue), make a trip to Cootamundra Creative Arts & Cultural Centre, then examine the collection at Cootamundra Heritage Centre, then see the interesting displays at Sir Donald Bradman Birthplace Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Cricket Captains Walk.

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

Traveling by car from White Cliffs to Cootamundra takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cootamundra

Museums
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Cootamundra Heritage Centre ©
Cootamundra Heritage Centre
Cricket Captains Walk ©
Cricket Captains Walk

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