45 days in Australia Itinerary

45 days in Australia Itinerary

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45 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Drive:  3​h
1
Wagga Wagga
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Balranald
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Renmark
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Port Augusta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Woomera
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Coober Pedy
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yulara
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Kings Canyon
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Alice Springs
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Barrow Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
12
Camooweal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
13
Mount Isa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
14
Julia Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
15
Hughenden
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
16
Townsville
— 4 nights
End: Townsville

2
nights
Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga ©
The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): get behind the scenes at Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Wagga Wagga planner .

Canberra to Wagga Wagga is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Canberra in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Wagga Wagga, with lows around 3°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Balranald.

Things to do in Wagga Wagga

#Tours

Side Trip

Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory
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Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory ©
Junee Licorice & Chocolate Factory

1
night
Balranald

Balranald
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Balranald online day trip planner .

Getting from Wagga Wagga to Balranald by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Renmark.

Things to do in Balranald

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

1
night
Renmark

Renmark
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Renmark itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Balranald to Renmark in 5 hours. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Renmark

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wadlata Outback Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, then admire the natural beauty at Homestead Gardens, and then get answers to all your questions at Wadlata Outback Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Port Augusta online vacation planner .

You can drive from Renmark to Port Augusta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Port Augusta, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for Woomera.

Things to do in Port Augusta

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
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Homestead Gardens ©
Homestead Gardens
Wadlata Outback Centre ©
Wadlata Outback Centre

2
nights
Woomera

Woomera ©
The simple name, Woomera, refers to a town located in South Australia's Far North region, approximately north of Adelaide, the capital of the State of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre and then look and learn at Woomera Baker Observatory. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hart, then make a trip to Woomera Missile Park, and then examine the collection at Woomera Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Woomera holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Woomera takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Woomera can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Woomera

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Nature
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Woomera Museum ©
Woomera Museum
Lake Hart ©
Lake Hart

5
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Umoona Opal Mine & Museum as well as Breakaways Conservation Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Serbian Orthodox Church and Old Timers Mine. Popular historic sites such as Catacomb Church and St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Faye's Underground Home and admire all the interesting features of Tom's Working Opal Mine.

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

Getting from Woomera to Coober Pedy by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Yulara.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 24:
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum

7
nights
Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mala Walk, Outback Cycling and Uluru. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kata Tjuta and Wintjiri Arts + Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Red Desert Reptiles. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Anangu Uwankaraku Punu Aboriginal corporation.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yulara journey maker tool .

Getting from Coober Pedy to Yulara by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Yulara can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Yulara

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 31:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

3
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Watarrka National Park as well as Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon road trip planning website .

Getting from Yulara to Kings Canyon by car takes about 3.5 hours. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off toAlice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Kings Canyon Walk ©
Kings Canyon Walk
Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience ©

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Araluen Cultural Precinct and National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol. Museum-lovers will appreciate Yubu Napa Art Gallery and Aboriginal Australia Culture Centre. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. There's lots more to do: get outside with Simpsons Gap, take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs tour builder tool .

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for Barrow Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 12:
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Ormiston Gorge ©
Ormiston Gorge
Araluen Cultural Precinct ©
Araluen Cultural Precinct

1
night
Barrow Creek

Barrow Creek ©
Barrow Creek is a very small town, current population of 11, in the southern Northern Territory of Australia. Find out how to plan Barrow Creek trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Alice Springs to Barrow Creek in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tennant Creek.
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:
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Barrow Creek Telegraph Station ©
Barrow Creek Telegraph Station

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), get advice or help at Battery Hill Mining Centre, and then shop like a local with Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tennant Creek journey maker .

You can drive from Barrow Creek to Tennant Creek in 2.5 hours. August in Tennant Creek sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Camooweal.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

#Museums, #Shopping, #Nature
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:
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Battery Hill Mining Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre
Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre ©
Kundjarra (the Pebbles) ©
Kundjarra (the Pebbles)

2
nights
Camooweal

Camooweal ©
Camooweal is a small town and locality in the City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Camooweal trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Tennant Creek to Camooweal in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Camooweal

#Nature, #Wildlife, #Parks
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:
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Camooweal Caves National Park ©
Camooweal Caves National Park

2
nights
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Outback at Isa and Underground Hospital and Museum. Get in touch with nature at Lake Moondarra and Telstra Hill.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mount Isa visit planning website .

Getting from Camooweal to Mount Isa by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Mount Isa, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Julia Creek.

Things to do in Mount Isa

#Outdoors, #Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
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Telstra Hill ©
Telstra Hill
Outback at Isa ©
Outback at Isa
Underground Hospital and Museum ©
Underground Hospital and Museum

1
night
Julia Creek

Julia Creek ©
Julia Creek is a town in mid northern Queensland, located on the Flinders Highway (Overlander's Way), the main road between Mount Isa and Townsville. On the 19th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Julia Creek road trip planner .

Drive from Mount Isa to Julia Creek in 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Hughenden.

Things to do in Julia Creek

#Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
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1
night
Hughenden

Hughenden ©
Hughenden is a town and locality in the Shire of Flinders, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Winton Diamantina HeritageTruck & Machinery Museum and then see the interesting displays at Flinders Discovery Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hughenden travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Julia Creek to Hughenden takes 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Hughenden are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Townsville.

Things to do in Hughenden

#Museums

Side Trip

Winton Diamantina HeritageTruck & Machinery Museum
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
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Flinders Discovery Centre ©
Flinders Discovery Centre

4
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Tropical Queensland and National Trust Heritage Centre. Explore hidden gems such as Bowling Green Bay National Park and Townsville Town Common Conservation Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Little Crystal Creek, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum, and view the masterpieces at The Drill Hall Studio.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Townsville trip maker website .

Drive from Hughenden to Townsville in 4.5 hours. In August in Townsville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Townsville

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Bowling Green Bay National Park, Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
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Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
Little Crystal Creek ©
Little Crystal Creek

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