32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
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Adelaide
— 5 nights
Drive
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
Drive
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Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly to Tindal Airport, Drive to Mataranka
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Mataranka
— 1 night
Drive
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Daly Waters
— 1 night
Drive
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Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive
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Darwin
— 6 nights
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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Adelaide is known for shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Adelaide tour itinerary planner.

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in April since evenings lows in Adelaide dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

1
night
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.
For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Augusta trip planner.

You can drive from Adelaide to Port Augusta in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll set off for Coober Pedy on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Port Augusta

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

3
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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: see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, stop by Seven Stones Designer Jewellers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church, and explore the fascinating landscape at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy. In May in Coober Pedy, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

2
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Kings Canyon

Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon, and then cruise along Mereenie Loop Road. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Watarrka National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kings Canyon trip planner.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Kings Canyon in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

3
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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, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park route maker tool.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

5
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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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Anzac Hill, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and get interesting insight from Wayoutback Australian Safaris.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs attractions planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

1
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Mataranka

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. On the 18th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Bitter Springs, take in the dramatic natural features at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, and then walk around Elsey National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mataranka online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alice Springs to Mataranka. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

1
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Daly Waters

Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Daly Waters journey app.

Drive from Mataranka to Daly Waters in 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for Katherine.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

3
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Katherine

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Katherine is known for nature, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, admire the sheer force of Edith Falls, and play a few rounds at Katherine Country Club.

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

Traveling by car from Daly Waters to Katherine takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

6
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Darwin

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, cool off at Wave Lagoon, identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, and examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin sightseeing app.

You can drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Darwin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

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.