36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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Mildura
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Peterborough
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Woomera
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Coober Pedy
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Yulara
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Kings Canyon
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Hermannsburg
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West MacDonnell National Park
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Alice Springs
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Tennant Creek
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Daly Waters
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Mataranka
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Katherine
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Douglas-Daly
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Batchelor
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Darwin
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
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Katherine
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Tennant Creek
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Camooweal
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Mount Isa
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Winton
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Longreach
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Barcaldine
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Charleville
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Bourke
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Mildura — 1 night

The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
On the 17th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Psyche Bend Pumping Station.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Mildura using our trip planner.

Mansfield to Mildura is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, Mildura is a bit warmer than Mansfield - with highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Peterborough.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
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Peterborough — 1 night

Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Bob the Railway Dog, then get all the information you need at Peterborough Visitor Information Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre.

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You can drive from Mildura to Peterborough in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Mildura to Peterborough. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Woomera.
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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

Woomera — 1 night

Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Woomera Museum and then explore the activities along Lake Hart.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Woomera using our trip planner.

You can drive from Peterborough to Woomera in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Coober Pedy.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Coober Pedy — 2 nights

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, make a trip to Big Winch, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, and finally look for gifts at Opal Bug. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Woomera to Coober Pedy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yulara.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Yulara — 2 nights

Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru and then get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yulara travel planner.

Drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Coober Pedy in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yulara: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kings Canyon.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

Kings Canyon — 1 night

On the 24th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yulara to Kings Canyon by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hermannsburg.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Hermannsburg — 1 night

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

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Hermannsburg takes 3 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to West MacDonnell National Park.
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

West MacDonnell National Park

Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): Head underground at Standley Chasm Angkerle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the West MacDonnell National Park journey planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Hermannsburg to West MacDonnell National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Alice Springs.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
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Alice Springs — 2 nights

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill and then try your luck at Lasseters Casino.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs day trip app.

Explore your travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tennant Creek.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Tennant Creek — 1 night

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tennant Creek trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in September, with highs in Tennant Creek at 38°C and lows at 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Daly Waters.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

Daly Waters — 1 night

Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): join in the after-dark buzz at Daly Waters Pub.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Daly Waters trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Daly Waters takes 4.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mataranka.
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Mataranka — 1 night

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): go for a walk through Mataranka Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs, then stroll the grounds of Elsey Cemetery National Reserve, and finally stroll around Elsey National Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Mataranka travel route planner.

You can drive from Daly Waters to Mataranka in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Katherine.
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Katherine — 1 night

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 1st (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and then take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Katherine online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Katherine takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Douglas-Daly.
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Douglas-Daly — 1 night

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Douglas-Daly trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Douglas-Daly takes 2 hours. You will leave for Batchelor on the 3rd (Sun).
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Batchelor — 1 night

On the 3rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Termite Mounds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Batchelor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Douglas-Daly to Batchelor takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Batchelor are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Darwin.
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Darwin — 3 nights

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a splash at Wave Lagoon. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocosaurus Cove.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Darwin tour itinerary builder site.

Drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In October in Darwin, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 5 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Go for a jaunt from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Adelaide River to see Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre about 2h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ubirr, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwurr Art Site, admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, and see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre.

Find out how to plan Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Katherine.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours
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Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

Katherine — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Katherine trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.
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Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
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Tennant Creek — 1 night

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tennant Creek itinerary maker site.

Drive from Katherine to Tennant Creek in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Katherine in October: highs in Tennant Creek hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Camooweal.
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Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

Camooweal — 1 night

Camooweal is a small town and locality in the City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. On the 14th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of The Drovers Camp.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Camooweal road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Camooweal takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Isa.
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Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

Mount Isa — 1 night

Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Outback at Isa and then take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Isa road trip planning tool.

Drive from Camooweal to Mount Isa in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Mount Isa can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Winton.
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Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:

Winton — 1 night

Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): make a trip to Arno's Wall.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Winton travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Mount Isa to Winton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Longreach.
Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:

Longreach — 1 night

Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 17th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Longreach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Longreach tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Winton to Longreach by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. October in Longreach sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Barcaldine.
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Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:

Barcaldine — 1 night

Barcaldine is a small town and locality in the Barcaldine Region in Central West Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Tree of Knowledge Memorial and then take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum.

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Getting from Longreach to Barcaldine by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Charleville.
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Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

Charleville — 1 night

Charleville is a town and locality in the Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia. On the 19th (Tue), stroll through Charleville Bilby Experience and then snap pictures at Angellala Creek Bridge.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Charleville trip planner.

You can drive from Barcaldine to Charleville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. October in Charleville sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bourke.
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Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:

Bourke — 1 night

Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Back O'Bourke Visitor Information & Exhibition Centre and then get great views at Bourke Historic Wharf.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bourke tour itinerary planning website.

Drive from Charleville to Bourke in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Cobar.
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Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:

Cobar — 1 night

Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): walk around Cobar Miners Heritage Park, then get engrossed in the history at Great Cobar Heritage Centre, and then take some stellar pictures from Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cobar road trip app.

You can drive from Bourke to Cobar in 2 hours. In October in Cobar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.