10 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Port Augusta & Coober Pedy Itinerary

10 days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Port Augusta & Coober Pedy Itinerary

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Port Augusta
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Coober Pedy
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and go for a walk through Field of Light.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation planner.

Adelaide to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Adelaide in November, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 41°C and lows at 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Thu) before leaving for Port Augusta.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port Augusta: Port Germein Jetty (in Port Germein), Port Pirie (Port Pirie National Trust Museum & Port Pirie RSL Museum) and Whyalla (Hummock Hill Lookout, Whyalla Maritime Museum, &more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, and take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Port Augusta trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Augusta. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in December; daily highs in Port Augusta reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catacomb Church, and go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Port Augusta in December; daily highs in Coober Pedy reach 40°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums