60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Derby
— 4 nights
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Wyndham
— 7 nights
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Kununurra
— 4 nights
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Katherine
— 3 nights
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Darwin
— 9 nights
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Mataranka
— 4 nights
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Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
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Alice Springs
— 3 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
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William Creek
— 2 nights
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Marree
— 2 nights
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Flinders Ranges National Park
— 4 nights
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Hawker
— 9 nights
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Broken Hill
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Derby — 4 nights

Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Go for a jaunt from Derby to Talbot Bay to see Horizontal Falls about 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Wharfingers House Museum, cast your line with Fish N Trips Sport Fishing Charters, and browse the exhibits of Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Derby holiday maker site.

Broome to Derby is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 21st (Thu), you're off to Wyndham.
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Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:

Wyndham — 7 nights

Wyndham is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, located on the Great Northern Highway, 2210km northeast of Perth. Wyndham is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout, appreciate the history behind Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues, take in the dramatic natural features at The Grotto, and stroll through Marlgu Billabong.

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

You can drive from Derby to Wyndham in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Wyndham are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll set off for Kununurra on the 28th (Thu).
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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 28:

Kununurra — 4 nights

A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 30th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, look for all kinds of wild species at El Questro Wilderness Park, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, and take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Kununurra online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Wyndham to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Katherine.
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Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:

Katherine — 3 nights

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 2nd (Tue), make a trip to Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs and then take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Katherine itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kununurra to Katherine in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is 1.5 hours. August in Katherine sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Darwin.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Darwin — 9 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Darwin side-trips: Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls, Magnetic Termite Mounds, &more). Spend the 5th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and stroll through Crocosaurus Cove.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary app.

Fly from Katherine to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Darwin, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mataranka.
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Find places to stay Aug 4 — 13:

Mataranka — 4 nights

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mataranka: Larrimah (Larrimah Museum & Gorrie Airfield). There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Bitter Springs, stroll through Botanic Walk, head off the coast to Melville Island, and walk around Elsey National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mataranka visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Mataranka takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Tennant Creek.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Spas
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:

Tennant Creek — 2 nights

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station and then explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): explore the galleries of Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek holiday planner.

Drive from Mataranka to Tennant Creek in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Tennant Creek are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Alice Springs.
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Alice Springs — 3 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.
Alice Springs is known for parks, museums, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alice Springs Desert Park, get great views at Anzac Hill, see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs visit planner.

You can fly from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tennant Creek in August, things will get slightly colder in Alice Springs: highs are around 27°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coober Pedy.
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Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 22:

Coober Pedy — 3 nights

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy trip planning site.

Drive from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Coober Pedy, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to William Creek.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

William Creek — 2 nights

William Creek, Australia is located halfway on the Oodnadatta Track, 210 kilometres north of Marree and 166 kilometres east of Coober Pedy in South Australia. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Strangways Springs and then cruise along Oodnadatta Track.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our William Creek trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to William Creek in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marree.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Marree — 2 nights

Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Keep things going the next day: take an unorthodox tour of Marree Man and then make a trip to Mutonia Sculpture Park.

To plan Marree vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from William Creek to Marree takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Flinders Ranges National Park.
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Museums
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Flinders Ranges National Park — 4 nights

Flinders Ranges National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Heritage Blinman Mine, explore the striking landscape at Wilpena Pound, hike along Bunyeroo Gorge, and examine the collection at Beltana Station.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Flinders Ranges National Park trip planner.

Drive from Marree to Flinders Ranges National Park in 3 hours. August in Flinders Ranges National Park sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Hawker.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:

Hawker — 9 nights

Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Change things up with these side-trips from Hawker: Peterborough (Magnetic Hill, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, &more), Giant Red Gum Tree (in Orroroo) and Bridle Gap (in Wilpena). Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Ranges National Park. There's lots more to do: get great views at Wangara Lookout, don't miss a visit to Hawker War Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Wilpena Panorama, and Head underground at Yourambulla Caves.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hawker trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Flinders Ranges National Park to Hawker by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Broken Hill.
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Find places to stay Sep 2 — 11:

Broken Hill — 3 nights

Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Broken Hill is known for museums, parks, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Aboriginal Art & Craft Gallery, examine the collection at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, and browse the exhibits of Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill online tour planner.

Drive from Hawker to Broken Hill in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. In September in Broken Hill, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Gardens
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.
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Flinders Ranges travel guide

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Geologic Formations · National Parks · Hiking Trails
The rugged, weathered peaks and rocky gorges of the Flinders Ranges in Outback South Australia form some of the most dramatic and beautiful landscapes in the country. It's a place rich in Aboriginal history and home to a vast array of wildlife. Following the scenic roads, 4WD tracks and walking trails that crisscross this wild countryside will take you on a remarkable adventure. The Flinders Ranges are about 500 kilometres (311 miles) north of Adelaide, or a five hour road trip. You can also fly from Adelaide to Port Augusta with Sharp Airlines, which takes about 55 minutes.

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