7 days in Marree, Oodnadatta & Coober Pedy Itinerary

7 days in Marree, Oodnadatta & Coober Pedy Itinerary

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7 days in Marree, Oodnadatta & Coober Pedy Itinerary

Start: Bendigo
Drive:  11​h
1
Marree
— 2 nights
Drive:  17​h
2
Oodnadatta
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 45​min
End: Bendigo

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Marree

Marree ©
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Mutonia Sculpture Park, take an unorthodox tour of Marree Man, and then take an in-depth tour of Tom Kruse Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marree visit planner.

Bendigo to Marree is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Oodnadatta.

Things to do in Marree

Museums
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Marree Man ©
Marree Man
Mutonia Sculpture Park ©
Mutonia Sculpture Park

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Oodnadatta

Oodnadatta ©
Oodnadatta, in the Australian state of South Australia, is a small town surrounded by an area of 7800km2 with cattle stations in arid pastoral rangelands close to the Simpson Desert, 1011km north of Adelaide and 112 m above sea level. On the 24th (Tue), take in the views from Algebuckina Bridge.

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Getting from Marree to Oodnadatta by car takes about 17 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coober Pedy.
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Algebuckina Bridge ©
Algebuckina Bridge

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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 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, then examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, then tee off at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church.

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Getting from Oodnadatta to Coober Pedy by car takes about 6 hours. September in Coober Pedy sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Golf Outdoors Museums
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

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