22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Coober Pedy
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
2
Birdsville
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Marree
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
4
Simpson
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, look for gifts at Opalios, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy online vacation planner.

Melbourne to Coober Pedy is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Coober Pedy is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Coober Pedy to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to Birdsville.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park

5
nights
Birdsville

Birdsville ©
Birdsville is a small town and locality in the Shire of Diamantina, Queensland, Australia. You've now added Munga-Thirri (Simpson Desert) National Park to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating landscape at Big Red Sand Dune and head outdoors with Birdsville Races.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Birdsville trip builder.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Birdsville takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Coober Pedy to Birdsville is 0.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Birdsville are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll set off for Marree on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Birdsville

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Munga-Thirri (Simpson Desert) National Park ©
Birdsville Races ©
Birdsville Races

4
nights
Marree

Marree ©
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Marree side-trips: Aroona Dam Sanctuary (in Leigh Creek) and Farina (in Lyndhurst). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Mutonia Sculpture Park, see the interesting displays at Tom Kruse Museum, and take an unorthodox tour of Marree Man.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marree online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Birdsville to Marree in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Simpson.

Things to do in Marree

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Aroona Dam Sanctuary, Farina
Highlights from your plan
Farina ©
Farina
Mutonia Sculpture Park ©
Mutonia Sculpture Park
Marree Man ©
Marree Man

4
nights
Simpson

Simpson ©
Simpson is a small town in the Western District of Victoria Australia. Simpson Desert has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Simpson: Beech Forest (The Redwoods, Triplet Falls, &more), Otway Blueberries (in Gellibrand) and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures (in Weeaproinah). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Gorge Chocolates, take a leisurely stroll along Princetown Wetlands Boardwalk, admire the sheer force of Stevensons Falls, and do a tasting at Newtons Ridge Estate Vineyard & Winery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Simpson trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Marree to Simpson. The time zone difference when traveling from Marree to Simpson is 0.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Simpson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Beech Forest, Forrest, Otway Estate Brewery Outlet, Lake Cobden, Old Beechy Rail Trail
Highlights from your plan
Simpson Desert ©
Simpson Desert
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures ©
Otway Fly Treetop Adventures
Triplet Falls ©
Triplet Falls

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