49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

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49 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Binalong
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Narrandera
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Balranald
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Kingston on Murray
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Port Augusta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Woomera
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Coober Pedy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Yulara
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Kings Canyon
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Alice Springs
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Barrow Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Camooweal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Mount Isa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Cloncurry
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Julia Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
17
Hughenden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
18
Charters Towers
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
19
Townsville
— 5 nights
End: Townsville

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Binalong

Binalong
Binalong is a village in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia, 37 km north-west of Yass in Yass Valley Shire. To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Binalong online trip planner .

Canberra to Binalong is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In July, daily temperatures in Binalong can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Narrandera.

Things to do in Binalong

Museums
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2
nights
Narrandera

Narrandera ©
Narrandera until around 1949 also spelled "Narandera", is a town located in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia. For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Narrandera day trip tool .

Drive from Binalong to Narrandera in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Narrandera when traveling from Binalong in July, with lows around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Balranald.

Things to do in Narrandera

Museums
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Tiger Moth Memorial ©
Tiger Moth Memorial

1
night
Balranald

Balranald
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. Plan my day in Balranald using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Narrandera to Balranald takes 5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kingston on Murray.

Things to do in Balranald

Nature Parks Tours
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1
night
Kingston on Murray

Kingston on Murray
To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kingston on Murray road trip app .

You can drive from Balranald to Kingston on Murray in 5.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Kingston on Murray

Tours Outdoors Parks
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2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wadlata Outback Centre as well as Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, get answers to all your questions at Wadlata Outback Centre, and then view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Port Augusta itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Kingston on Murray to Port Augusta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in Port Augusta are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for Woomera.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Shopping Museums
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Wadlata Outback Centre ©
Wadlata Outback Centre

2
nights
Woomera

Woomera ©
Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Hart as well as Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Woomera Missile Park, examine the collection at Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre, then see the interesting displays at Woomera Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hart.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Woomera day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Port Augusta to Woomera in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Woomera are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Woomera

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

5
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Umoona Opal Mine & Museum as well as Breakaways Conservation Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Serbian Orthodox Church and Tom's Working Opal Mine. Visit Catacomb Church and St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church for their historical value. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home and see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Woomera to Coober Pedy takes 4 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 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Yulara.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church

7
nights
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maruku Arts, Kata Tjuta, Outback Cycling, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Wintjiri Arts + Museum. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yulara online journey planner .

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. July in Yulara sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

3
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
You've now added Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kings Canyon travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yulara to Kings Canyon takes 4 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Kings Canyon
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Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon

9
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve. Take a break from the city and head to Trephina Gorge Nature Park and Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Road Transport Hall of Fame and Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at This is Aboriginal Art, browse the exhibits of Jila Arts, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and browse the fresh offerings at Todd Mall Markets.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs day trip planning website .

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Barrow Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Trephina Gorge Nature Park
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Road Transport Hall of Fame ©
Road Transport Hall of Fame
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©
Old Ghan Museum ©
Old Ghan Museum

1
night
Barrow Creek

Barrow Creek
Barrow Creek is a very small town, with a current population of 11, in the southern Northern Territory of Australia. Find out how to plan Barrow Creek trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Alice Springs to Barrow Creek in 3.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Tennant Creek.
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

2
nights
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tennant Creek trip planning website .

You can drive from Barrow Creek to Tennant Creek in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You'll set off for Camooweal on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
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1
night
Camooweal

Camooweal ©
Camooweal is a small town and locality in the City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. Camooweal Caves National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): Head underground at Camooweal Caves National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Camooweal trip planning tool .

Drive from Tennant Creek to Camooweal in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for Mount Isa.

Things to do in Camooweal

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Camooweal Caves National Park ©
Camooweal Caves National Park

2
nights
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
You've added Mount Isa City Lookout, Underground Hospital and Museum, Telstra Hill, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Underground Hospital and Museum and then enjoy breathtaking views from Mount Isa City Lookout. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Telstra Hill and then see the interesting displays at Outback at Isa.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mount Isa trip simple and quick.

Getting from Camooweal to Mount Isa by car takes about 2 hours. In August in Mount Isa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Cloncurry.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors Museums
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Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Underground Hospital and Museum ©
Underground Hospital and Museum
Telstra Hill ©
Telstra Hill

1
night
Cloncurry

Cloncurry ©
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery as well as Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum and then take in the exciting artwork at John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cloncurry road trip site .

Traveling by car from Mount Isa to Cloncurry takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mount Isa in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cloncurry, with lows around 15°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off toJulia Creek.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums Shopping
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Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum ©

1
night
Julia Creek

Julia Creek ©
Julia Creek is a town in mid northern Queensland, located on the Flinders Highway (Overlander's Way), the main road between Mount Isa and Townsville. You've now added Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre to your itinerary. On the 19th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Julia Creek road trip planner .

Drive from Cloncurry to Julia Creek in 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Hughenden.

Things to do in Julia Creek

Historic Sites
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2
nights
Hughenden

Hughenden ©
Hughenden is a town and locality in the Shire of Flinders, Queensland, Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flinders Discovery Centre as well as Porcupine Gorge National Park. On the 20th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Flinders Discovery Centre. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Porcupine Gorge National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hughenden holiday maker tool .

Drive from Julia Creek to Hughenden in 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hughenden can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Charters Towers.

Things to do in Hughenden

Nature Parks Museums
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Porcupine Gorge National Park ©
Porcupine Gorge National Park
Flinders Discovery Centre ©
Flinders Discovery Centre

1
night
Charters Towers

Charters Towers ©
Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Towers Hill Lookout and Amphitheatre and then contemplate the long history of Stock Exchange Arcade.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Charters Towers online attractions planner .

You can drive from Hughenden to Charters Towers in 3 hours. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Townsville.

Things to do in Charters Towers

Historic Sites
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Towers Hill Lookout and Amphitheatre ©
Stock Exchange Arcade ©
Stock Exchange Arcade

5
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Townsville

Townsville
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Townsville vacation planner.

Drive from Charters Towers to Townsville in 2 hours. August in Townsville sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Outdoors Tours
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