38 days in Australia Itinerary

38 days in Australia Itinerary

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Leigh Creek
— Few hours
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Hawker
— 3 nights
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Quorn
— Few hours
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Port Augusta
— 4 nights
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Whyalla
— 7 nights
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Peterborough
— 1 night
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Burra
— 2 nights
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Eudunda
— Few hours
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Kapunda
— Few hours
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Gawler
— 3 nights
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Mannum
— 1 night
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Murray Bridge
— 1 day
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Keith
— 2 nights
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Bordertown
— 1 night
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Naracoorte
— Few hours
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Mount Gambier
— 10 nights
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Leigh Creek

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get great views at Aroona Dam Sanctuary.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Leigh Creek trip planner.

Rockhampton to Leigh Creek is an approximately 24.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. In April, Leigh Creek is a bit cooler than Rockhampton - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Hawker.

Things to do in Leigh Creek

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Hawker

Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. On the 3rd (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Bunyeroo Gorge and then stroll through Brachina Gorge Geological Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Kanyaka Ruins & Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Arkaroo Rock, then take some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout, and finally admire the masterpieces at Wilpena Panorama.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hawker online vacation planner.

Drive from Leigh Creek to Hawker in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Quorn.

Things to do in Hawker

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Quorn

Quorn is a township and railhead in the Flinders Ranges in the north of South Australia, 39 km northeast of Port Augusta. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Warren Gorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Quorn trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Hawker to Quorn takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Quorn can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Quorn

Parks · Nature

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alligator Gorge (in Wilmington) and Mount Remarkable Summit Hike (in Melrose). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Remarkable National Park, get great views at Water Tower Lookout, and get engrossed in the history at Homestead Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Port Augusta sightseeing site.

Getting from Quorn to Port Augusta by car takes about an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Whyalla.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Whyalla

Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. Explore Whyalla's surroundings by going to Port Pirie (Port Pirie National Trust Museum, Port Pirie RSL Museum, &more), Wallaroo (Wallaroo Heritage Trail 37 & Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum) and Port Germein Jetty (in Port Germein). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Hummock Hill Lookout, go for a stroll along the water at Whyalla Marina, admire the natural beauty at Ada Ryan Gardens, and enjoy the sea views from Point Lowly Lighthouse.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Whyalla day trip tool.

Getting from Port Augusta to Whyalla by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Peterborough.

Things to do in Whyalla

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Peterborough

Peterborough is a town in the mid north of South Australia, in wheat country, just off the Barrier Highway. On the 16th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Peterborough Motorcycle & Antique Museum, make a trip to Bob the Railway Dog, then see the interesting displays at Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Peterborough trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Whyalla to Peterborough takes 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for Burra.

Things to do in Peterborough

Museums · Parks · Nature

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Burra

Burra is a pastoral centre and historic tourist town in the mid-north of South Australia. On the 17th (Sat), make a trip to St Mary's Anglican Church of Australia, see the interesting displays at Burra Railway Station, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Burra Copper Mine. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Burra Town Hall and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burra Heritage Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Burra vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Peterborough to Burra takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Eudunda.

Things to do in Burra

Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

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Eudunda

Eudunda is a rural town in South Australia, roughly 103 kilometres northeast of Adelaide, established in 1870 after settlers began moving into the area in the 1860s. To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Eudunda journey planner.

Traveling by car from Burra to Eudunda takes an hour. April in Eudunda sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Kapunda on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Eudunda

Historic Sites

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Kapunda

Kapunda is a town on the Light River and near the Barossa Valley in South Australia. For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kapunda trip planner.

Kapunda is just a stone's throw from Eudunda. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Gawler on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Kapunda

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Gawler

Gawler is the first country town on the Australian mainland in the state of South Australia, and is named after the second Governor (British Vice-Regal representative) of the colony of South Australia, George Gawler. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gawler: Gorge Wildlife Park (in Cudlee Creek) and National Motor Museum (in Birdwood). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Whispering Wall, do a tasting at Kellermeister, relax in the rural setting at Lyndoch Lavender Farm, and pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Anglican Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gawler trip itinerary maker website.

Gawler is just a stone's throw from Kapunda. In April in Gawler, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Mannum.

Things to do in Gawler

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Mannum

Mannum is a historic town on the west bank of the Murray River in South Australia, 84km east of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Mary Ann Reserve and then see the interesting displays at Mannum Dock Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mannum trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gawler to Mannum takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Mannum are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Murray Bridge.

Things to do in Mannum

Museums · Parks · Nature

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Murray Bridge

Murray Bridge is a city in the Australian state of South Australia, located 76km east-southeast of the state's capital city, Adelaide, and 77km north of the town of Meningie. On the 23rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village and then make a trip to Bunyip.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Murray Bridge itinerary planner.

Murray Bridge is very close to Mannum. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Keith.

Things to do in Murray Bridge

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Keith

Keith is a small farming town in the south-east of South Australia. For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Keith attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Murray Bridge to Keith takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Bordertown.

Things to do in Keith

Parks · Fun & Games

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Bordertown

Bordertown is a small South Australian town near the Victorian border. On the 25th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Clayton Farm Heritage Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Bordertown Wildlife Park.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, you can read our Bordertown trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Keith to Bordertown in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Naracoorte.

Things to do in Bordertown

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

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Naracoorte

Naracoorte is a town in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, approximately 336 kilometres south-east of Adelaide and 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier on the Riddoch Highway .HistoryNaracoorte was formed from the merger of two towns, Kincraig, founded in 1845 by Scottish explorer William Macintosh, and Narracoorte, established as a government settlement in 1847. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Naracoorte Caves National Park and then look for gifts at MiniJumbuk.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Naracoorte visit planner.

Drive from Bordertown to Naracoorte in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mount Gambier.

Things to do in Naracoorte

Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Mount Gambier

The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mount Gambier: Millicent National Trust Museum (in Millicent), Cape Banks Lighthouse (in Carpenter's Rocks) and Cape Bridgewater (Petrified Forest and Blowholes & Cape Bridgewater Seal Walk). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Blue Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Schank, appreciate the views at The Valley Lake, and stroll around The Railway Lands.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip builder app.

Getting from Naracoorte to Mount Gambier by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mount Gambier are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Childers.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Childers

Childers is a town and locality in the Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): do a tasting at Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits, get to know the resident critters at Flying High Bird Sanctuary, then get engrossed in the history at Palace Backpackers Memorial, and finally stop by Figtree Treasures.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Childers trip builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Gambier to Childers. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Mount Gambier to Childers. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mount Gambier in May, with highs in Childers at 30°C and lows at 17°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Childers

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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