31 days in Australia Itinerary

31 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia planner

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Fitzroy Crossing
— 2 nights
Drive
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Victoria River
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kununurra
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mataranka
— 1 night
Drive
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Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
Fly
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Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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West MacDonnell National Park
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Adelaide
— 1 night
Foot to Adelaide, Fly to Kangaroo Island
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Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
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Drive to Penneshaw Ferry Pier, Ferry to Cape Jervis Ferry Pier, Drive to Victor Harbor
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Victor Harbor
— 3 nights
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Drive to Adelaide International Airport, Fly to Melbourne International Airport, Drive to Moama
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Moama
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khancoban
— 2 nights
Drive

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Fitzroy Crossing

— 2 nights
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Geikie Gorge National Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mimbi Caves. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio and then explore the activities along King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fitzroy Crossing road trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Fitzroy Crossing. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Victoria River.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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Victoria River

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Jasper Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Judbarra / Gregory National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria River tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Victoria River in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fitzroy Crossing to Victoria River is 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Victoria River

Parks · Nature
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Kununurra

— 2 nights
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the activities along Ord River and then contemplate the waterfront views at Molly Springs. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Mitchell River National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kununurra trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Victoria River to Kununurra takes 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Victoria River to Kununurra. In September in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks · Nature
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Mataranka

— 1 night
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Elsey Cemetery National Reserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Mataranka Falls, and then stroll around Elsey National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Botanic Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Mataranka route planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Mataranka by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Tennant Creek

— 2 nights
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 12th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, then appreciate the history behind John Flynn Memorial Obelisk, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), and finally explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre, wander the wide-open spaces of Kelly's Ranch, and then get answers to all your questions at Battery Hill Mining Centre.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will leave for Alice Springs on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Alice Springs

— 3 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.
Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Henbury Meteorites Conservation Reserve and then head outdoors with Simpsons Gap.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs trip builder app.

Getting from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tennant Creek in September, things will get slightly colder in Alice Springs: highs are around 32°C and lows about 11°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

West MacDonnell National Park

— 2 nights
On the 17th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at West MacDonnell National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glen Helen Gorge. On the next day, head outdoors with Serpentine Gorge.

Discover how to plan a West MacDonnell National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a shuttle from Alice Springs to West MacDonnell National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Kings Canyon

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kings Canyon journey maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from West MacDonnell National Park to Kings Canyon. You'll set off for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Historic Sites
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 2 nights
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.
You've now added Valley of the Winds to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Uluru, hike along Kuniya Walk, then stroll through Red Desert Reptiles, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planning website.

Getting from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will leave for Adelaide on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Adelaide

— 1 night
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorge Wildlife Park, then relax in the rural setting at Hahndorf Farm Barn, and then stroll through Waterfall Gully. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, then kick back and relax at Henley Beach, and then trek along River Torrens Linear Park Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Adelaide journey maker app.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Adelaide, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Kangaroo Island

— 3 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island sightseeing website.

Getting from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Trails · Outdoors

Victor Harbor

— 3 nights
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. On the 26th (Wed), head off the coast to Granite Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Coorong National Park.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Victor Harbor online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Victor Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In September in Victor Harbor, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Moama.

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Moama

— 2 nights
Moama is a town in the Riverina district of southern New South Wales, Australia, in the Murray River Council local government area. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gunbower National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Barmah National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Moama road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victor Harbor to Moama. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Victor Harbor to Moama. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Khancoban.

Things to do in Moama

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Khancoban

— 2 nights
Khancoban is a small town in Snowy Valleys Council, New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Gaden Trout Hatchery, then hit the slopes at Perisher Blue Ski Resort, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Khancoban road trip app.

You can drive from Moama to Khancoban in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khancoban

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.