15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Wagga Wagga
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Broken Hill
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Port Augusta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Kings Canyon
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
8
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens.

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

Sydney to Wagga Wagga is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get slightly colder in Wagga Wagga: highs are around 21°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

#Fun & Games, #Parks, #Museums
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City of Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens ©
Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens ©
Wagga Wagga Botanic Gardens
National Art Glass Gallery ©
National Art Glass Gallery

1
day
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of the Outback, don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial, then brush up on your military savvy at RSL Hall of Fame, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Broken Hill trip maker site .

Getting from Wagga Wagga to Broken Hill by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. While traveling from Wagga Wagga, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Broken Hill, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Broken Hill

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield), Flaxman Wines (in Eden Valley) and Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock). Dedicate the 6th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide road trip tool .

You can fly from Broken Hill to Adelaide in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Broken Hill in September, expect Adelaide to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Tours, #Wineries, #Parks

Side Trips

Murray Street Vineyards, Flaxman Wines, Seppeltsfield
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

1
night
Port Augusta

Port Augusta ©
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Homestead Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, then let the kids burn off some steam at Port Augusta Train Park, and finally brush up on your military savvy at RSL Military Museum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Augusta road trip tool .

You can drive from Adelaide to Port Augusta in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Adelaide in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Port Augusta: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

#Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Homestead Gardens ©
Homestead Gardens
Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

1
night
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine, stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, then take an in-depth tour of Old Timers Mine, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy tour itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In September in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Tom's Working Opal Mine ©
Tom's Working Opal Mine
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

1
day
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon Walk.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kings Canyon road trip planner.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Kings Canyon in 8.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Kings Canyon Walk
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Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station
Kings Canyon Walk ©
Kings Canyon Walk

3
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Uluru, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

Plan trip to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Yulara
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get great views at Anzac Hill, then examine the collection at Hartley Street School Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, then take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs travel app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In September in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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