36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Warrnambool
Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
6
Boulia
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
7
Hughenden
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Airlie Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
9
Rockhampton
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
10
Gold Coast
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Coffs Harbour
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
12
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Forbes
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
14
Canberra
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
Gumeracha
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Warrnambool

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market.

Plan my Adelaide trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Warrnambool to Adelaide is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

2
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy day trip planner .

Getting from Adelaide to Coober Pedy by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

4
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, get outside with Walpa Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. You'll set off for Kings Canyon on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kings Creek Station, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then make a trip to Kings Canyon Walk, and finally admire all the interesting features of Mereenie Loop Road.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kings Canyon trip website .

Drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. On the 28th (Fri), you'll travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Mereenie Loop Road, Kings Canyon Walk
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Kings Canyon Walk ©
Kings Canyon Walk
Helicopter Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then hunt for treasures at Todd Mall Markets, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Boulia.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Walking tours
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

1
night
Boulia

Boulia ©
Boulia is a remote outback town and locality in the Shire of Boulia in Central West Queensland, Australia. To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boulia vacation planner .

Drive from Alice Springs to Boulia in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hughenden.

Things to do in Boulia

Museums
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Stonehouse Museum ©
Stonehouse Museum

1
night
Hughenden

Hughenden ©
Hughenden is a town and locality in the Shire of Flinders, Queensland, Australia. To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hughenden online journey planner .

Getting from Boulia to Hughenden by car takes about 7.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hughenden are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hughenden

Museums

Side Trip

Winton Diamantina HeritageTruck & Machinery Museum
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Discovery Centre ©
Flinders Discovery Centre

4
nights
Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach ©
Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Whitsunday Crocodile Safari has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Whitehaven Beach and Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip planner.

You can drive from Hughenden to Airlie Beach in 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hughenden in July: highs in Airlie Beach hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 7th (Sun), you're off toRockhampton.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Whitsunday Crocodile Safari ©
Whitsunday Crocodile Safari

1
night
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rockhampton trip builder site .

Getting from Airlie Beach to Rockhampton by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Airlie Beach in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Rockhampton. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Rockhampton Botanic Gardens ©
Rockhampton Botanic Gardens

5
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea World Theme Park and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Step out of Gold Coast to go to Brisbane and see South Bank Parklands, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Warner Bros. Movie World, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Paradise Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gold Coast holiday builder app .

You can drive from Rockhampton to Gold Coast in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Rockhampton in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gold Coast: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Brisbane
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
Warner Bros. Movie World
Warner Bros. Movie World

3
nights
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour ©
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
On the 13th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Forest Sky Pier and then delve into the lush surroundings at Korora Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Cunningham’s Big Bunch, identify plant and animal life at Coffs Harbour Butterfly House, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Pet Porpoise Pool - Dolphin Marine Magic, then enjoy the sand and surf at Coffs Harbour Beach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Coffs Harbour can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dubbo.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Parque Nacional de Dorrigo, The Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House ©
Coffs Harbour Butterfly House
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park ©
Dolphin Marine Conservation Park
The Big Banana Fun Park ©
The Big Banana Fun Park

1
night
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.
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dubbo attractions planning site .

Fly from Coffs Harbour to Dubbo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Coffs Harbour in July, expect Dubbo to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 3°C. You will leave for Forbes on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks Nature Nightlife
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1
night
Forbes

Forbes ©
Forbes is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia, located on the Newell Highway between Parkes and West Wyalong. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture, explore the different monuments and memorials at Forbes Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Gum Swamp & Bird Hide, then see the interesting displays at McFeeters Motor Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Forbes Historical Museum.

Plan my day in Forbes using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Dubbo to Forbes in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Forbes

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dogman and Rabbitgirl Pyramid Sculpture
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
McFeeters Motor Museum ©
McFeeters Motor Museum
Gum Swamp & Bird Hide ©
Gum Swamp & Bird Hide
Forbes Historical Museum ©
Forbes Historical Museum

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Questacon and National Zoo and Aquarium. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Burley Griffin, ponder the world of politics at Parliament of Australia, and find something for the whole family at Cockington Green.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Canberra trip planner .

Traveling by car from Forbes to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. In July in Canberra, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Questacon ©
Questacon
National Zoo and Aquarium ©
National Zoo and Aquarium
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

3
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Gumeracha

Gumeracha ©
Gumeracha is a town in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, located on the Adelaide-Mannum Road. On the 21st (Sun), do a tasting at Lobethal Road Wines. On the next day, do a tasting at Petaluma, do a tasting at Bird in Hand Winery, do a tasting at Artwine, do a tasting at Golding Wines, then learn about winemaking at Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gorge Wildlife Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gumeracha trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canberra to Gumeracha. Traveling from Canberra in July, expect Gumeracha to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Gumeracha

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Woodside, Lobethal Road Wines, National Motor Museum, Gorge Wildlife Park, Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Bird in Hand Winery ©
Bird in Hand Winery
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park

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