49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sea Lake
— 2 nights
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Ouyen
— 2 nights
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Meringur
— 5 nights
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Burra
— 2 nights
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Port Germein
— 1 night
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Woomera
— 1 night
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Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
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Yulara
— 2 nights
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Kings Canyon
— 1 night
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
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Barrow Creek
— 2 nights
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Daly Waters
— 2 nights
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Mataranka
— 3 nights
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Katherine
— 2 nights
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Pine Creek
— 2 nights
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Adelaide River
— 3 nights
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Batchelor
— 3 nights
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Palmerston
— 2 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
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Darwin
— 4 nights
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Sea Lake

— 2 nights
Sea Lake is a town in the Mallee district of north-west Victoria, Australia and is situated on the southern shores of Lake Tyrrell. On the 26th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tyrrell and then don't miss a visit to Silo Art Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sea Lake trip itinerary builder website.

Tatura to Sea Lake is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ouyen.

Things to do in Sea Lake

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Ouyen

— 2 nights
Ouyen is a town in Victoria, Australia, located in the Rural City of Mildura at the junction of the Calder Highway and Mallee Highway, 105km south of Mildura and 441km north-west of Melbourne. To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ouyen route planning site.

Getting from Sea Lake to Ouyen by car takes about an hour. In June, daytime highs in Ouyen are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Meringur.

Things to do in Ouyen

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Meringur

— 5 nights
Meringur is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Millewa Pioneer Park.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Meringur trip app.

Drive from Ouyen to Meringur in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Burra.

Things to do in Meringur

Parks · Historic Sites

Burra

— 2 nights
Burra is a pastoral centre and historic tourist town in the mid-north of South Australia. On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Historic Museum, then see the interesting displays at Burra Railway Station, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Burra Copper Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to St Mary's Anglican Church of Australia, take an in-depth tour of Burra Town Hall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burra Heritage Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Burra road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Meringur to Burra takes 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Meringur to Burra is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Germein.

Things to do in Burra

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Port Germein

— 1 night
Port Germein is a small sea-side town in the Australian state of South Australia located about north of the state capital of Adelaide and about north of the city of Port Pirie on the eastern side of South Australia's Spencer Gulf overlooking Germein Bay. On the 7th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Port Germein Tide Clock and then take a leisurely stroll along Port Germein Jetty.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Port Germein trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Burra to Port Germein by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Woomera.

Woomera

— 1 night
Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre, then examine the collection at Woomera Museum, then deepen your knowledge of military history at Woomera Missile Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hart.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Woomera trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Germein to Woomera takes 3 hours. In July in Woomera, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Woomera

Museums · Nature · Parks

Coober Pedy

— 2 nights
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, then see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, and finally identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating landscape at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Coober Pedy online road trip planner.

You can drive from Woomera to Coober Pedy in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yulara.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Yulara

— 2 nights
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
On the 11th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore and take pictures at Uluru, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

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Drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kings Canyon

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kings Canyon visit planning app.

Drive from Yulara to Kings Canyon in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites · Tours

Alice Springs

— 2 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct, and browse the exhibits of Talapi.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barrow Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Barrow Creek

— 2 nights
Barrow Creek is a very small town, with a current population of 11, in the southern Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): make a trip to Barrow Creek Telegraph Station.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Barrow Creek journey planning app.

Getting from Alice Springs to Barrow Creek by car takes about 3 hours. On the 18th (Sun), you're off to Daly Waters.
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Daly Waters

— 2 nights
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Daly Waters road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Barrow Creek to Daly Waters takes 6.5 hours. You'll set off for Mataranka on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Mataranka

— 3 nights
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mataranka: Larrimah (Gorrie Airfield & Larrimah Museum). There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Bitter Springs, trek along Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, stroll around Elsey National Park, and go for a walk through Mataranka Falls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Mataranka vacation builder site.

You can drive from Daly Waters to Mataranka in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Katherine

— 2 nights
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls, then take an in-depth tour of Katherine School of the Air, and then stroll through Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. On the next day, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Katherine trip planning tool.

You can drive from Mataranka to Katherine in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Katherine are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pine Creek.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Pine Creek

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll around Copperfield Dam Park Area and then get outside with Umbrawarra Gorge Pine Creek N.T..

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pine Creek day trip planner.

You can drive from Katherine to Pine Creek in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Adelaide River.

Things to do in Pine Creek

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Adelaide River

— 3 nights
Adelaide River is a small but historically significant town located at the crossing of the Stuart Highway over the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory of Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Adelaide River: Litchfield National Park (Helicopter Tours, Wangi Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery, admire the sheer force of Robin Falls, take in the views from Adelaide River Railway Bridg, and see the interesting displays at Adelaide River Railway Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Adelaide River trip builder tool.

Getting from Pine Creek to Adelaide River by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Pine Creek in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Adelaide River, with lows of 22°C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Adelaide River

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Batchelor

— 3 nights
On the 31st (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Walker Creek, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Termite Mounds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Florence Falls.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Batchelor online trip itinerary planner.

Batchelor is just a short distance from Adelaide River. In July, daytime highs in Batchelor are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palmerston.

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Palmerston

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): make a splash at Palmerston Water Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at FlickingFresh Farm, identify plant and animal life at Territory Wildlife Park, and then stop by Crazy Acres.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Palmerston trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Batchelor to Palmerston takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Palmerston

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 3 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong and then delve into the distant past at Ubirr. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Warradjan Cultural Centre, explore the activities along Jim Jim Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) journey planner.

You can drive from Palmerston to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Darwin

— 4 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Darwin trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.