49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel route builder

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

49 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Goulburn
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Mildura
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Tanunda
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Port Augusta
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
7
Katherine
— 7 nights
8
Darwin
— 9 nights
End: Darwin

4
nights
Mildura

Mildura ©
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mildura: Perry Sandhills (in Wentworth) and Mungo National Park (in Balranald). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery, explore the activities along Murray River, don't miss a visit to Lock 11, and explore the world behind art at Mildura Arts Centre & Rio Vista Homestead.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mildura road trip planner .

Goulburn to Mildura is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In April in Mildura, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll set off for Tanunda on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Mildura

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Wentworth, Buronga, Murray River, Mungo National Park
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery ©
Fossey's Ginporium and Distillery
Orange World ©
Orange World
Lock 11 ©
Lock 11

7
nights
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.
Explore Tanunda's surroundings by going to National Motor Museum (in Birdwood), Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and Monarto Zoo (in Monarto). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Whispering Wall, and stroll through Riesling Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tanunda trip maker tool .

You can drive from Mildura to Tanunda in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Nuriootpa, Seppeltsfield, National Motor Museum, Monarto Zoo, Two Hands Wines Cellar Door
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Murray Street Vineyards ©
Murray Street Vineyards
Langmeil Winery ©
Langmeil Winery

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port Augusta: John Pirie Bridge (Bridge to Nowhere) (in Port Pirie), Whyalla (Hummock Hill Lookout & Whyalla Maritime Museum) and Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre (in Peterborough). Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Mount Remarkable National Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of Homestead Gardens, browse the exhibits of Jeff Morgan Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli.

Plan trip to Port Augusta with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Tanunda to Port Augusta in 3.5 hours. April in Port Augusta sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Whyalla, Hawker, Mount Remarkable National Park, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, John Pirie Bridge (Bridge to Nowhere)
Find places to stay Apr 26 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Mount Remarkable National Park ©
Mount Remarkable National Park
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre

4
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, historic sites, nature, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, and stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy itinerary website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. In May, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay May 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

5
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, trek along Kuniya Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 11th (Sat), you're off toAlice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 5 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©

6
nights
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.
Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs driving holiday site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay May 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

7
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Change things up with a short trip to Bitter Springs in Mataranka (about 1h 55 min away). Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, explore and take pictures at Katherine Outback Experience, and explore the galleries of MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine route planner.

Fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in May, expect Katherine to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bukbukluk Lookout, Bitter Springs
Find places to stay May 17 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout

9
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.
Take a break from Darwin with a short trip to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor, about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 24th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 31st (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, get interesting insight from Tours, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, and look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Darwin trip website .

Drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Katherine in May, Darwin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay May 24 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

Similar Plans

50 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Darwin BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Darwin BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Australia BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT