8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bendigo
Drive:  11​h
1
Marree
— 1 day
Drive:  17​h
2
Oodnadatta
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h 45​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h 45​min
End: Bendigo

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day
Marree

Marree ©
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Oodnadatta Track has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): cruise along Oodnadatta Track, delve into the mystery of Marree Man, then don't miss a visit to Mutonia Sculpture Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Tom Kruse Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Marree online trip builder .

Bendigo to Marree is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Oodnadatta.

Things to do in Marree

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums

Side Trip

Oodnadatta Track
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Marree Man ©
Marree Man
Mutonia Sculpture Park ©
Mutonia Sculpture Park

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the views from Algebuckina Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oodnadatta trip maker website .

You can drive from Marree to Oodnadatta in 17 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Algebuckina Bridge ©
Algebuckina Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, learn more about the world around you at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, identify plant and animal life at Red Desert Reptiles, then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally trek along Kuniya Walk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Oodnadatta to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. September in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine & Museum and then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Coober Pedy Opal Fields Golf Course, then make a trip to Spaceship from Pitch Black, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, and finally stop by Opalios.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Coober Pedy trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coober Pedy by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Coober Pedy, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Outdoors Golf Museums
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Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Opalios ©
Opalios

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