7 days in Flinders Ranges and Outback Itinerary

7 days in Flinders Ranges and Outback Itinerary

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7 days in Flinders Ranges and Outback Itinerary

Start: Texarkana
Fly + Drive:  37​h
1
Port Pirie
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Hawker
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  38​h
End: Texarkana

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Port Pirie

Port Pirie
Port Pirie is the sixth most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Whyalla, Murray Bridge and Port Lincoln. On the 5th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Port Pirie National Trust Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Port Pirie RSL Museum, and then browse the exhibits of Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Pirie online travel planner .

Texarkana, USA to Port Pirie is an approximately 37-hour flight. Traveling from Texarkana to Port Pirie, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Port Pirie is much colder than Texarkana - with highs of 61°F and lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Port Pirie

Museums Shopping
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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 6th (Thu): trek along Yourambulla Caves, explore the world behind art at Wilpena Panorama, and then view the masterpieces at Jeff Morgan Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hawker itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Port Pirie to Hawker in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Hawker

Museums Trails Outdoors
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Jeff Morgan Gallery ©
Jeff Morgan Gallery
Yourambulla Caves ©
Yourambulla Caves

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 7th (Fri), stop by Opalios, then pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, then identify plant and animal life at Breakaways Conservation Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Coober Pedy route planner .

Explore your travel options from Hawker to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In June in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park