NSW + QLD + NT

NSW + QLD + NT

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Cunnamulla
— 1 night
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Longreach
— 1 night
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Winton
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Cloncurry
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 10 nights
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Darwin
— 6 nights
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Katherine
— 3 nights
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Mataranka
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 1 night
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Cloncurry
— 1 night
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Charters Towers
— 1 night
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Townsville
— 4 nights
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Emerald
— 1 night
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Goondiwindi
— 1 night
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Gunnedah
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Cunnamulla — 1 night

Cunnamulla is a small town that lies on the Warrego River in South West Queensland, Australia, 206km south of Charleville, and approximately 750km west of the state capital, Brisbane.Cunnamulla is situated at the intersection of the Mitchell Highway and the Balonne Highway. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Neil Spencer Gallery and then don't miss a visit to Cunnamulla Railway Station.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cunnamulla day trip planner.

Windsor to Cunnamulla is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Longreach.
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Longreach — 1 night

Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Eyre Basin, steep yourself in history at Longreach, and then browse the exhibits of Outback Pics.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Longreach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cunnamulla to Longreach by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. May in Longreach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Winton.
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Winton

Winton is a town and locality in the Shire of Winton in Central West Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Australian Age of Dinosaurs.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Winton itinerary tool.

Getting from Longreach to Winton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cloncurry.
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Cloncurry — 1 night

Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cloncurry trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Winton to Cloncurry takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daily temperatures in Cloncurry can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Tennant Creek.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Tennant Creek — 2 nights

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. You've now added Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve to your itinerary. On the 17th (Tue), stroll through Lake Mary Ann. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tennant Creek trip builder website.

Getting from Cloncurry to Tennant Creek by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cloncurry to Tennant Creek. In May in Tennant Creek, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 10 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Warradjan Cultural Centre as well as Mamukala Billabong. Get outdoors at Cahills Crossing and Gunlom Waterfall Creek. Get a sense of the local culture at Motor Car Falls and Mamukala Wetlands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jabiru (Kakadu National Park): Mary River National Park (in Mary River National Park) and Injalak Arts (in Gunbalanya). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Animal Tracks Safari, explore the striking landscape at Arnhem Land Escarpment, hike along Kubara, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jabiru.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip maker website.

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Darwin.
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Darwin — 6 nights

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.
You've added Mindil Beach, Darwin Aviation Museum, Magnetic Termite Mounds, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Darwin Military Museum and Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah. Take a break from the city and head to Florence Falls and East Point Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Litchfield National Park to see Buley Rockhole about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, don't miss a visit to Nightcliff Jetty, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and stop by Viva La Body.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Katherine.
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Katherine — 3 nights

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Edith Falls, Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park and Katherine Outback Experience.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Katherine trip planner.

You can fly from Darwin to Katherine in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Katherine, with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Mataranka.
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Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Mataranka — 1 night

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs as well as Bitter Springs. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs.

Plan trip to Mataranka with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Mataranka takes 1.5 hours. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tennant Creek.
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Tennant Creek — 1 night

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tennant Creek trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Mataranka to Tennant Creek in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Cloncurry.
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Cloncurry — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Burke&Wills Monument.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cloncurry online journey builder.

Drive from Tennant Creek to Cloncurry in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Tennant Creek to Cloncurry. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Charters Towers.
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Historic Sites

Charters Towers — 1 night

Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Charters Towers Ghost Tours - Ghost Tours Australia, then make a trip to Buckland's Hill, and then see the interesting displays at Assay Room and Mining Museum.

To plan Charters Towers vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Cloncurry to Charters Towers in 7 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Townsville.
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Townsville — 4 nights

Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
You've now added Wallaman Falls to your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Street Art CBD Walking Trails.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Townsville travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Charters Towers to Townsville takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Townsville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Emerald.
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Emerald — 1 night

Emerald has massive rainfall and floods every year, but it's also a place where you can drink local wine while you peruse a display of locally mined gemstones in the town's quiet center.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Emerald Art Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanic Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Emerald Train Station.

Find out how to plan Emerald trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Townsville to Emerald takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Townsville in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Emerald, with lows of 13°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Goondiwindi.
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Goondiwindi — 1 night

→←Goondiwindi is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.. To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Goondiwindi trip planner.

You can drive from Emerald to Goondiwindi in 8 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Gunnedah.
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Gunnedah — 1 night

Gunnedah is a town in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia and is the seat of the Gunnedah Shire local government area. For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Gunnedah trip website.

Traveling by car from Goondiwindi to Gunnedah takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Gunnedah can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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.
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