22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Katherine
— Few hours
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Mataranka
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 1 night
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Alice Springs
— 4 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
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Whyalla
— Few hours
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Cowell
— 1 night
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Arno Bay
— Few hours
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Tumby Bay
— 1 night
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Port Lincoln
— 1 night
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Coffin Bay
— 2 nights
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Elliston
— 1 night
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Venus Bay
— 1 night
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Streaky Bay
— 1 night
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Ceduna
— 1 night
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Kimba
— Few hours
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Iron Knob
— 1 night
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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
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Alice Springs
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 1 night
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Katherine
— 1 night
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Katherine

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Find out how to plan Katherine trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Darwin to Katherine is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. You will leave for Mataranka on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Mataranka

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mataranka trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Katherine to Mataranka in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek planning website.

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Tennant Creek are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for Alice Springs.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks · Nature

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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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tennant Creek in December since evenings lows in Alice Springs dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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Coober Pedy

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Coober Pedy sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Whyalla on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

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Whyalla

Whyalla is the third most populous city in the Australian state of South Australia after Adelaide and Mount Gambier. To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Whyalla road trip tool.

Getting from Coober Pedy to Whyalla by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. In December, Whyalla is little chillier than Coober Pedy - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. On the 27th (Sun), you're off to Cowell.

Things to do in Whyalla

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

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Cowell

Cowell is a coastal town on Franklin Harbor on the eastern side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia on the Lincoln Highway 111 km south of the major town of Whyalla. To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cowell road trip planning app.

Getting from Whyalla to Cowell by car takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Cowell are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arno Bay.

Things to do in Cowell

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

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Arno Bay

Arno Bay is a small fishing and tourist town on the east coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, located on the Lincoln Highway about halfway between Whyalla and Port Lincoln. For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Arno Bay tour itinerary maker website.

Arno Bay is just a stone's throw from Cowell. You'll set off for Tumby Bay on the 28th (Mon).

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Tumby Bay

Tumby Bay is a coastal town situated on the Spencer Gulf, on the eastern coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia, north of Port Lincoln. On the 28th (Mon), make a trip to Tumby Bay Silo Art.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tumby Bay trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Arno Bay to Tumby Bay in an hour. You will leave for Port Lincoln on the 29th (Tue).
Highlights from your trip

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Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to The Old Mill, then contemplate the long history of Mill Cottage Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fishery Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Lincoln day trip app.

Traveling by car from Tumby Bay to Port Lincoln takes an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Coffin Bay.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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Coffin Bay

Oyster Farm Tours - Coffin Bay has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get great views at Coffin Bay Lookout. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cast your line with GT Fishing Charters and then relax in the rural setting at Minniribbie Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coffin Bay journey planner.

You can drive from Port Lincoln to Coffin Bay in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Elliston.

Things to do in Coffin Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Elliston

Elliston is a small coastal town in the Australian state of South Australia on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula 169 km northwest of Port Lincoln and 641 km west of Adelaide. On the 1st (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Clifftop Drive Sculpture.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Elliston trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Coffin Bay to Elliston takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Venus Bay.

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Venus Bay

Venus Bay is a small tourist and fishing town sited on the bay of the same name, on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. On the 2nd (Sat), Head underground at Woolshed Cave.

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

Traveling by car from Elliston to Venus Bay takes an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Streaky Bay.

Things to do in Venus Bay

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay is a coastal town on the western side of the Eyre Peninsula, in South Australia just off the Flinders Highway 303 km north west of Port Lincoln and 727 km by road from Adelaide. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): walk around Islands Caravan Park, get outside with Murphys Haystacks, and then explore the striking landscape at Whistling Rocks and the Blowholes.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Streaky Bay route planner.

Traveling by car from Venus Bay to Streaky Bay takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ceduna.

Things to do in Streaky Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Ceduna

Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. On the 4th (Mon), get great views at Head of Bight, trek along Goog's Track, and then explore the world behind art at Arts Ceduna.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ceduna tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Streaky Bay to Ceduna in 1.5 hours. January in Ceduna sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kimba.

Things to do in Ceduna

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Kimba

Kimba is a rural service town on the Eyre Highway at the top of Eyre Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Big Galah.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kimba travel route planner.

Getting from Ceduna to Kimba by car takes about 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Iron Knob.
Highlights from your trip

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Iron Knob

Iron Knob is a town in the Australian state of South Australia on the Eyre Peninsula immediately south of the Eyre Highway. To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Iron Knob online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kimba to Iron Knob in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Iron Knob are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will leave for Coober Pedy on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Iron Knob

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Coober Pedy

Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Iron Knob to Coober Pedy takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Iron Knob in January, with highs in Coober Pedy at 41°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites

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Alice Springs

The Heart of Central Australia

On the 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Alice Springs using our trip planner.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Historic Sites

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Tennant Creek

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mary Ann.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Tennant Creek route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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Katherine

You've now added Nitmiluk Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): add some adventure to your tour with Nitmiluk Tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Katherine driving holiday website.

Drive from Tennant Creek to Katherine in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Katherine

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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.