49 days in Australia Itinerary

49 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel route planner

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Binalong
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Narrandera
— 2 nights
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Balranald
— 1 night
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Kingston on Murray
— 1 night
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Port Augusta
— 2 nights
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Woomera
— 2 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 5 nights
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Yulara
— 7 nights
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Kings Canyon
— 3 nights
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Alice Springs
— 9 nights
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Barrow Creek
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
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Camooweal
— 1 night
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Mount Isa
— 2 nights
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Cloncurry
— 1 night
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Julia Creek
— 1 night
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Hughenden
— 2 nights
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Charters Towers
— 1 night
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Townsville
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Binalong

Binalong is a village in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia, 37 km north-west of Yass in Yass Valley Shire. To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Binalong online trip itinerary planner.

Canberra to Binalong is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. In July in Binalong, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Narrandera.

Things to do in Binalong

Museums

Narrandera

— 2 nights
Narrandera until around 1949 also spelled "Narandera", is a town located in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia. For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Narrandera trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Binalong to Narrandera takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Binalong in July since evenings lows in Narrandera dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Balranald.

Things to do in Narrandera

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Balranald

— 1 night
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Balranald online road trip planner.

You can drive from Narrandera to Balranald in 4 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kingston on Murray.

Things to do in Balranald

Nature · Parks · Tours · Museums

Kingston on Murray

— 1 night
To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kingston on Murray trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Balranald to Kingston on Murray in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Kingston on Murray

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Port Augusta

— 2 nights
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 as well as Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, then get all the information you need at Wadlata Outback Centre, and then browse the exhibits of Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Port Augusta journey app.

Traveling by car from Kingston on Murray to Port Augusta takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Port Augusta are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for Woomera.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Woomera

— 2 nights
Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Hart as well as Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre. On the next day, make a trip to Woomera Missile Park, then see the interesting displays at Woomera Heritage and Visitor Information Centre, then examine the collection at Woomera Museum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Hart.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Woomera trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Woomera takes 2 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 · Nature · Parks

Coober Pedy

— 5 nights
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 Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park. Let the collections at Faye's Underground Home and Old Timers Mine capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Serbian Orthodox Church and Catacomb Church. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy trip website.

Traveling by car from Woomera to Coober Pedy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yulara.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Yulara

— 7 nights
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
You've added Maruku Arts, Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, Outback Cycling, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Red Desert Reptiles and Wintjiri Arts + Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yulara day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Kings Canyon

— 3 nights
Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience has been added to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kings Canyon itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yulara to Kings Canyon takes 3 hours. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Alice Springs

— 9 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve and Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve. Take a break from the city and head to Trephina Gorge Nature Park and Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path. Road Transport Hallf of Fame and Alice Springs RSL War Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Old Ghan Museum, take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, and don't miss a visit to L'Astragale.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Barrow Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Barrow Creek

— 1 night
Barrow Creek is a very small town, with a current population of 11, in the southern Northern Territory of Australia. For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Barrow Creek holiday planner.

You can drive from Alice Springs to Barrow Creek in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Tennant Creek.

Tennant Creek

— 2 nights
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tennant Creek journey planner.

Getting from Barrow Creek to Tennant Creek by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Tennant Creek are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will leave for Camooweal on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Camooweal

— 1 night
Camooweal is a small town and locality in the City of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. You've now added Camooweal Caves National Park to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), Head underground at Camooweal Caves National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Camooweal online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Camooweal takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Tennant Creek to Camooweal. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Camooweal

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Mount Isa

— 2 nights
Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. You've added Mount Isa City Lookout, Underground Hospital and Museum, Telstra Hill, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Underground Hospital and Museum and then take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Telstra Hill and then get advice or help at Outback at Isa.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mount Isa itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Camooweal to Mount Isa in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Mount Isa are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Cloncurry.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors · Museums

Cloncurry

— 1 night
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery as well as Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum and then take in the exciting artwork at John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cloncurry trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Mount Isa to Cloncurry takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mount Isa in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Cloncurry. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Julia Creek.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums · Shopping

Julia Creek

— 1 night
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. Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Julia Creek Visitor Information Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Julia Creek planner.

Traveling by car from Cloncurry to Julia Creek takes 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for Hughenden.

Things to do in Julia Creek

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Hughenden

— 2 nights
Hughenden is a town and locality in the Shire of Flinders, Queensland, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Flinders Discovery Centre as well as Porcupine Gorge National Park. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Flinders Discovery Centre. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Porcupine Gorge National Park.

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Getting from Julia Creek to Hughenden by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Charters Towers.

Things to do in Hughenden

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Charters Towers

— 1 night
Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Towers Hill Lookout and then don't miss a visit to Stock Exchange Arcade.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Charters Towers day trip tool.

Getting from Hughenden to Charters Towers by car takes about 3 hours. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Townsville.

Things to do in Charters Towers

Historic Sites

Townsville

— 5 nights
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Townsville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charters Towers to Townsville takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Australia travel guide

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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.