32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6​h
1
Longreach
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Rockhampton
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Bribie Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Broken Hill
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Longreach

Longreach ©
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Get some historical perspective at Camden Park Station and Longreach Powerhouse Museum. Get some cultural insight at QANTAS Founders Museum and Longreach. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre, head outdoors with Spirit of the Outback Train, take an in-depth tour of Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, and make a trip to Captain Starlight of Starlight's Lookout.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Longreach trip planner .

Sydney to Longreach is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Longreach, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Rockhampton.

Things to do in Longreach

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ilfracombe Machinery & Heritage Museum, Longreach
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
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6
nights
Rockhampton

Rockhampton ©
With over 300 sunny days every year, Rockhampton plays host to numerous outdoor activities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at FLOW Visitors Centre and Rockhampton Heritage Village. You'll get in some beach time at Farnborough Beach and Yeppoon Main Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rockhampton: Yeppoon (Fan Rock Lookout, Yeppoon Lagoon, & more), Emu Park (Anzac Plaza Emu Park & Singing Ship) and Gladstone (Auckland Hill Lookout, East Shores Water Park, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Capricorn Caves, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rockhampton Zoo, examine the collection at Archer Park Rail Museum, and make a splash at 2nd World War Memorial Aquatic Centre.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rockhampton road trip planner .

Fly from Longreach to Rockhampton in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Longreach in April, plan for little chillier days in Rockhampton, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bribie Island.

Things to do in Rockhampton

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Yeppoon, Gladstone, Emu Park, Collectables & Memories
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 6:
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Capricorn Caves ©
Capricorn Caves
Yeppoon Main Beach ©
Yeppoon Main Beach
Singing Ship ©
Singing Ship

6
nights
Bribie Island

Bribie Island ©
Caboolture Historical Village and Bribie Island Seaside Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sylvan Beach and Banksia Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bribie Island: Glass House Mountains (Glass House Mountains National Park & Mount Ngungun).

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bribie Island road trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rockhampton to Bribie Island. Traveling from Rockhampton in May, you will find days in Bribie Island are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Bribie Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glass House Mountains, Caboolture Historical Village, Glass House Mountains National Park
Find places to stay May 6 — 12:
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Glass House Mountains National Park ©
Caboolture Historical Village ©
Caboolture Historical Village
Bribie Island Seaside Museum ©
Bribie Island Seaside Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at Kuniya Walk and Kata Tjuta. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, go for a walk through Field of Light, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bribie Island to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In May, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Get some historical perspective at Serbian Orthodox Church and The Big Miner. Get a sense of the local culture at Catacomb Church and Old Timers Mine. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, look for gifts at Opalios, don't miss a visit to Big Winch, and examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Coober Pedy online trip planner .

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coober Pedy in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. In May in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

6
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Day Dream Mine and Broken Hill Trades Hall. Popular historic sites such as Synagogue of the Outback and Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Broken Hill: Silverton (Silverton School and Educational Museum & Mundi Mundi Lookout). Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Mutawintji National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, explore the different monuments and memorials at Silverton Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Whites Minerals and Mining Museum, and don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Broken Hill trip planner .

You can fly from Coober Pedy to Broken Hill in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Coober Pedy in May, plan for little chillier days in Broken Hill, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Silverton
Find places to stay May 20 — 27:
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery

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