43 days in Australia Itinerary

43 days in Australia Itinerary

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43 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bathurst
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Bathurst
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Menindee
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Venus Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Eucla
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
6
Norseman
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Hyden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Karratha
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
14
Broome
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
15
Fitzroy Crossing
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
16
Halls Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
17
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
18
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
19
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
20
Woomera
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
21
Burra
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Hay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Bathurst
— Few hours
End: Bathurst

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Bathurst

Bathurst
Bathurst is a regional city in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia. To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bathurst trip planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Bathurst. In June, daily temperatures in Bathurst can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll set off for Menindee on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Bathurst

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Menindee

Menindee
Menindee, frequently but erroneously spelled "Menindie", is a small town in the far west of New South Wales, Australia, in Central Darling Shire, on the banks of the Darling River, with a sign-posted population of 980 and a population of 449.HistoryIt is the oldest European settlement in western New South Wales, and the first town to be established on the Darling River. Take the guesswork out of planning a Menindee vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bathurst to Menindee in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Menindee sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Augusta.
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

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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.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta road trip app .

Drive from Menindee to Port Augusta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Venus Bay.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Museums Shopping
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Venus Bay

Venus Bay ©
Venus Bay is a small tourist and fishing town sited on the bay of the same name, on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Venus Bay driving holiday planner .

Getting from Port Augusta to Venus Bay by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel to Eucla.

Things to do in Venus Bay

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Baird Bay
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
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Woolshed Cave ©
Woolshed Cave
Baird Bay ©
Baird Bay

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Eucla

Eucla
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Eucla holiday app .

You can drive from Venus Bay to Eucla in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. On the 20th (Thu), you're off toNorseman.

Things to do in Eucla

Outdoors Beaches Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:

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Norseman

Norseman
Norseman is a town located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, 726km east of Perth and 278m above sea level. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Bromus Dam.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Norseman online trip builder .

You can drive from Eucla to Norseman in 8.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Hyden.

Things to do in Norseman

Parks
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

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Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Lace Place, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wave Rock, and then pause for some photo ops at Scrap Iron Sculptures.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Hyden trip itinerary app .

Drive from Norseman to Hyden in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Hyden

Nature Parks Museums
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rockingham Beach and City Beach. Get in touch with nature at Matilda Bay Reserve and Point Peron. There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Norseman to Perth. In June in Perth, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Rockingham, City Beach, Matilda Bay Reserve
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

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Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Latitude Gallery Jewellers, and finally see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Geraldton trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Geraldton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Denham.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
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Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre ©
Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral
Latitude Gallery Jewellers ©
Latitude Gallery Jewellers

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Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia, kick back and relax at Shell Beach, and then get great views at Eagle Bluff.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denham road trip planning app .

Getting from Geraldton to Denham by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Little Lagoon ©
Little Lagoon
Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Shark Diving. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, explore the galleries of The Ningaloo Gallery, take in breathtaking views at Shothole Canyon, and take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth day trip app .

Drive from Denham to Exmouth in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Escape the urban bustle at Burrup Peninsula and Yaburara Heritage Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cossack and Cossack Heritage Trail. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, don't miss a visit to Deep Gorge, and explore the striking landscape of Murujuga National Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Karratha trip maker .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Karratha takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dampier, Cossack, Burrup Peninsula
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
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Cossack ©
Cossack
Murujuga National Park ©
Murujuga National Park
North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre

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Port Hedland

Port Hedland ©
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Don Rhodes Mining Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pretty Pool.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland trip planner .

Getting from Karratha to Port Hedland by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Port Hedland, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Don Rhodes Mining Museum ©
Don Rhodes Mining Museum

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Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
On the 8th (Mon), see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then stroll through Cable Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Reddell Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, and then examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Hedland to Broome. In July in Broome, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

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Fitzroy Crossing

Fitzroy Crossing ©
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. On the 10th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park and then Head underground at Mimbi Caves.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fitzroy Crossing online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Halls Creek.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

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Halls Creek

Halls Creek ©
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Russian Jack Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary Pool.

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Traveling by car from Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Alice Springs on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Halls Creek

Nature Outdoors Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mary Pool ©
Mary Pool

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, examine the collection at The Residency, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Emily Gap, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): head outdoors with Simpsons Gap, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, and then examine the collection at Hartley Street School Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs holiday tool .

You can drive from Halls Creek to Alice Springs in 23.5 hours. Traveling from Halls Creek to Alice Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Kuniya Walk, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Umoona Opal Mine & Museum and Old Timers Mine. Get some historical perspective at Serbian Orthodox Church and Catacomb Church. There's much more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, tee off at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, look for gifts at Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, and admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy journey tool .

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coober Pedy in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Woomera.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

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Woomera

Woomera ©
Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): expand your understanding of the military at Woomera Missile Park, see the interesting displays at Woomera Museum, then examine the collection at Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hart.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Woomera journey planner.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Woomera takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Woomera are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Burra.

Things to do in Woomera

Museums Nature Parks
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Woomera Museum ©
Woomera Museum
Lake Hart ©
Lake Hart

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Burra

Burra ©
Burra is a pastoral centre and historic tourist town in the mid-north of South Australia. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the galleries of Burra Regional Art Gallery, hike along Burra Heritage Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Burra Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Morgan Museum, then look for gifts at Thorogoods Fine Apple Wine, then brush up on your military savvy at Burra Town Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Anglican Church of Australia.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Burra day trip planner .

Getting from Woomera to Burra by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hay.

Things to do in Burra

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Morgan Museum
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Burra Railway Station ©
Burra Railway Station
Burra Town Hall ©
Burra Town Hall
Morgan Museum ©
Morgan Museum

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Hay

Hay ©
Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Shear Outback, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bidgee Riverside Trail, and then learn about all things military at Hay War Memorial High School Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hay trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Burra to Hay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bathurst.

Things to do in Hay

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Shear Outback ©
Shear Outback

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Bathurst

Bathurst ©
On the 26th (Fri), don't miss a visit to All Saints Cathedral Bathurst, then steep yourself in history at Miss Traill’s House, and then admire the striking features of Abercrombie House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bathurst day trip website .

You can drive from Hay to Bathurst in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bathurst

Historic Sites
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Miss Traill’s House ©
Miss Traill’s House
All Saints Cathedral Bathurst ©
All Saints Cathedral Bathurst
Abercrombie House ©
Abercrombie House

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