11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Kings Canyon
— 3 nights
— 3 nights


Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Coober Pedy trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Adelaide to Coober Pedy is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in October: high temperatures in Coober Pedy hover around 36°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©

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.
On the 13th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, get a sense of history and politics at Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, then browse the exhibits of Talapi, then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs trip planner.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Watarrka National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kings Canyon trip builder tool.

Drive from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yulara.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Kings Creek Station ©
Kings Creek Station


Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yulara: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga & Walpa Gorge). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yulara trip planner.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Yulara in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Yulara can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks · Nature · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga