59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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59 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Warrnambool
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Apollo Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Castlemaine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Halls Gap
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hamilton
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Dunkeld
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Ararat
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Mount Gambier
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
12
Robe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Adelaide
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
14
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
15
Venus Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
16
Quorn
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
17
Orroroo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
18
Hawker
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
19
Flinders Ranges National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
20
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
21
Wauchope
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
22
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
23
Hyden
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
24
Rottnest Island
— 3 nights
Travel:  3​h 45​min
End: Lancelin

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get in touch with nature at Phillip Island Wildlife Park and Trin Warren Tam-boore. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shrine of Remembrance and Melbourne Museum. Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to Brighton Beach in Brighton, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, step off the mainland to explore Churchill Island, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and kick back and relax at St. Kilda Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Melbourne is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Auckland to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in June, plan for little chillier nights in Melbourne, with lows around 6°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warrnambool.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Brighton Beach, Phillip Island Wildlife Park, St. Kilda Beach, Churchill Island
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:
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Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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Warrnambool

Warrnambool ©
Warrnambool is a regional centre and former port city on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Foreshore Promenade, see the interesting displays at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village, take in the exciting artwork at Whale Bone Studio Arts, then visit a coastal fixture at Griffiths Island Lighthouse, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Tower Hill Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Childer's Cove, then stroll through Logan's Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Thunder point Coastal Reserve, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Warrnambool day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Warrnambool takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Warrnambool

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Fairy, Childer's Cove
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
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Thunder point Coastal Reserve ©
Thunder point Coastal Reserve
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve ©
Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village ©
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

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Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): head outdoors with The Arch, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Martyrs, and then learn about winemaking at Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Port Campbell precinct and foreshore, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, then take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, and finally don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Port Campbell trip itinerary planning app .

Take a bus from Warrnambool to Port Campbell in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery, Bay of Martyrs
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
The Arch ©
The Arch

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Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. On the 29th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Beauchamp Falls and then identify plant and animal life at Kennet River Koala Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Elizabeth and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Johanna Beach.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Apollo Bay tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Port Campbell to Apollo Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Beauchamp Falls, Lake Elizabeth, Kennet River Koala Walk, Johanna Beach
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
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Beauchamp Falls ©
Beauchamp Falls
Lake Elizabeth ©
Lake Elizabeth

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Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Point Addis Marine National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Lorne Beach.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Torquay trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Apollo Bay to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Torquay, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Castlemaine.

Things to do in Torquay

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Point Addis Marine National Park, Lorne Beach, Barwon Park
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
Highlights from your plan
Lorne Beach ©
Lorne Beach
Point Addis Marine National Park ©
Point Addis Marine National Park
Barwon Park ©
Barwon Park

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Castlemaine

Castlemaine ©
Castlemaine is a small city in Victoria, Australia, in the goldfields region of Victoria about 120 kilometres northwest by road from Melbourne and about 40 kilometres from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): cruise along Mount Tarrengower Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Carman's Tunnel, then explore by horseback at Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanging Rock Reserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Castlemaine online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Torquay to Castlemaine takes 2.5 hours. In July in Castlemaine, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halls Gap.

Things to do in Castlemaine

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hepburn Springs, Maldon, Hanging Rock Reserve, Blackhill Reserve, Stony Creek Gallery
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Hanging Rock Reserve ©
Hanging Rock Reserve
Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides ©
Hepburn Lagoon - Trail Rides
Stony Creek Gallery ©
Stony Creek Gallery

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Halls Gap

Halls Gap ©
Halls Gap serves as a home base for visiting Grampians National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the galleries of Steve Morvell Wildlife Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Chatauqua Peak, take in the dramatic scenery at Burrong Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Falls, and finally get great views at Boroka Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grampians Peaks Trail and then head outdoors with Venture.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Halls Gap itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Castlemaine to Halls Gap takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hamilton.

Things to do in Halls Gap

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bunjil's Shelter, Stawell Gift Hall of Fame
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 8:
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Fish Falls ©
Fish Falls
Bunjil's Shelter ©
Bunjil's Shelter
Burrong Falls ©
Burrong Falls

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Hamilton

Hamilton ©
Hamilton is a large town in south-western Victoria, Australia, at the intersection of the Glenelg Highway and the Henty Highway. On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Nigretta Falls. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Hamilton Gallery, see the interesting displays at Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum, then admire the sheer force of MacKenzie Falls, and finally do a tasting at Pierrepoint Wines.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hamilton journey site .

Traveling by car from Halls Gap to Hamilton takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Dunkeld.

Things to do in Hamilton

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Casterton, Pierrepoint Wines
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
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Nigretta Falls ©
Nigretta Falls
MacKenzie Falls ©
MacKenzie Falls
Sir Reginald Ansett Transport Museum ©

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Dunkeld

Dunkeld ©
Dunkeld is a town in Victoria, Australia at the southern end of the Grampians National Park, in the Shire of Southern Grampians. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Sturgeon and then stroll through Chimney Pots.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dunkeld trip planner .

Dunkeld is just a short distance from Hamilton. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ararat.

Things to do in Dunkeld

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Chimney Pots ©
Chimney Pots
Mt Sturgeon ©
Mt Sturgeon

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Ararat

Ararat ©
Ararat is a city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 198km west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the galleries of Ararat Gallery TAMA, examine the collection at J Ward Museum Complex, examine the collection at Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre, then learn about winemaking at Grampians Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at Grampians Estate Cellar Door. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at Wimmera Hills Winery, do a tasting at St Ignatius Vineyard, then do a tasting at Summerfield Cellar Door, and finally stroll through Soldiers Memorial Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ararat travel planner .

Traveling by car from Dunkeld to Ararat takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Ararat

Wineries Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Great Western, Wimmera Hills Winery, St Ignatius Vineyard, Summerfield Cellar Door
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Montara Winery ©
Montara Winery
J Ward Museum Complex ©
J Ward Museum Complex
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre ©
Gum San Chinese Heritage Centre

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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia, steep yourself in history at Sharam Cottage, then steep yourself in history at Petticoat Lane, and finally learn about winemaking at Raidis Estate.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Gambier tour builder site .

You can drive from Ararat to Mount Gambier in 3 hours. July in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Penola, Donald & Sheila Feast's Classic Car Collection & memorabilia, Lower Glenelg National Park, Parker Coonawarra Estate
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Lower Glenelg National Park ©
Lower Glenelg National Park
Sharam Cottage ©
Sharam Cottage

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Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. On the 17th (Wed), do a tasting at Cape Jaffa Wines and then make a trip to The Big Lobster. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Ralph Fowler Wines, learn about winemaking at Wangolina, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Beachport Jetty.

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

Traveling by car from Mount Gambier to Robe takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Robe

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Beachport, Kingston SE
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Beachport Surf Beach ©
Beachport Surf Beach
Cape Jaffa Lighthouse ©
Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

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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 20th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, then examine the collection at National Motor Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Gorge Wildlife Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Aldinga Beach, kick back and relax at Henley Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Adelaide.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Adelaide online attractions planner .

You can drive from Robe to Adelaide in 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Adelaide are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gorge Wildlife Park, Henley Beach, National Motor Museum, National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, Aldinga Beach
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Carrick Hill ©
Carrick Hill
Gorge Wildlife Park ©
Gorge Wildlife Park
National Motor Museum ©
National Motor Museum

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 22nd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island holiday builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Venus Bay.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail ©
Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail

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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. Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Baird Bay, get close to the beloved marine mammals with Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience, and then Head underground at Woolshed Cave.

To find out how to plan a trip to Venus Bay, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kangaroo Island to Venus Bay. On the 26th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Venus Bay

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

South Australia
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience ©
Baird Bay Ocean Eco Experience
Woolshed Cave ©
Woolshed Cave
Baird Bay ©
Baird Bay

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Quorn

Quorn
Quorn is a township and railhead in the Flinders Ranges in the north of South Australia, 39 km northeast of Port Augusta. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Powell Gardens.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Quorn online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Venus Bay to Quorn in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In July in Quorn, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Orroroo.

Things to do in Quorn

Parks Wildlife
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Orroroo

Orroroo ©
Orroroo is a town in the Flinders Ranges region of South Australia. On the 29th (Mon), make a trip to Giant Red Gum Tree.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Orroroo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Quorn to Orroroo in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Orroroo

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Melrose
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Melrose Heritage Museum ©
Melrose Heritage Museum
Giant Red Gum Tree ©
Giant Red Gum Tree

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Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Ranges National Park. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Wangara Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yourambulla Caves, then browse the exhibits of Jeff Morgan Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Wilpena Panorama.

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

You can drive from Orroroo to Hawker in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.

Things to do in Hawker

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wangara Lookout
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
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Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves
Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery
Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout

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Flinders Ranges National Park

Flinders Ranges National Park ©
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanyaka Ruins & Cemetery and then hike along Brachina Gorge Geological Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Bunyeroo Gorge, then make a trip to Wilpena Pound, and then contemplate the long history of Arkaroo Rock.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Flinders Ranges National Park tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hawker to Flinders Ranges National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Flinders Ranges National Park can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll set off for Coober Pedy on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Flinders Ranges National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Bunyeroo Gorge ©
Bunyeroo Gorge
Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Breakaways Conservation Park, then stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, then see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind The Big Miner. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip maker website .

Explore your travel options from Flinders Ranges National Park to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wauchope.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

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Wauchope

Wauchope ©
Wauchope is a town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. You've now added Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Arlpwe Art & Culture Centre and then explore the striking landscape at Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wauchope online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Wauchope takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Mon).

Things to do in Wauchope

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Arlpwe Art & Culture Centre
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:
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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.
On the 10th (Sat), trek along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, then get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park itinerary planner .

Getting from Wauchope to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: fly. In August, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Hyden.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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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. You've now added Wave Rock to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): look for gifts at Wildflower Shoppe, then see the interesting displays at The Lace Place, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wave Rock, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Hippo's Yawn. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Walkers Hill Vineyard and then explore the striking landscape at Kokerbin Rock.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hyden sightseeing planner.

Drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Hyden in 25 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Hyden is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hyden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kokerbin Rock, Walkers Hill Vineyard
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn
Mulka's Cave ©
Mulka's Cave

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 16th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Bathurst Lighthouse, kick back and relax at The Basin, and then kick back and relax at Salmon Bay. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, then see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, then visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, and finally explore the activities along Porpoise Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Rottnest Island sightseeing planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hyden to Rottnest Island. In August, daytime highs in Rottnest Island are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Basin ©
The Basin
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse
Rottnest Island Museum ©
Rottnest Island Museum

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