56 days in Australia Itinerary

56 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Maffra
Drive:  8 h
1
Bordertown
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Port Augusta
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Ceduna
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Eucla
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Norseman
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
6
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Bunbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
8
Geraldton
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
10
Karratha
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h
11
Broome
— 10 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
12
Halls Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
13
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
14
Timber Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
15
Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
16
Larrimah
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
17
Tennant Creek
— 4 nights
Drive:  6 h
18
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
19
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
20
Port Augusta
— Few hours
Drive:  6 h 30 min
21
Bordertown
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
End: Maffra

1
night
Bordertown

Bordertown ©
Bordertown is a small South Australian town near the Victorian border. On the 1st (Wed), go for a walk through Mt Monster Conservation Park, then make a trip to Landrover On A Pole, and then get engrossed in the history at Clayton Farm Heritage Museum. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Kaniva Wetlands and Fauna Park and then do a tasting at Henry's Drive Vignerons.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bordertown road trip site.

Maffra to Bordertown is an approximately 7.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Bordertown

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Keith, Henry's Drive Vignerons, Kaniva Wetlands and Fauna Park
Highlights from your plan
Clayton Farm Heritage Museum ©
Clayton Farm Heritage Museum
Mt Monster Conservation Park ©
Mt Monster Conservation Park
Landrover On A Pole ©
Landrover On A Pole

2
nights
Port Augusta

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): head outdoors with Alligator Gorge, then take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Homestead Gardens, take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Warren Gorge.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta travel site.

Traveling by car from Bordertown to Port Augusta takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Port Augusta can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ceduna.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Alligator Gorge, Warren Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout
Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

2
nights
Ceduna

Ceduna ©
Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Woolshed Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Penong Windmill Museum, and then make a trip to Ceduna Jetty. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Trust Ceduna School House Museum, explore the world behind art at Arts Ceduna, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Goog's Track.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ceduna day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Ceduna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Eucla.

Things to do in Ceduna

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Penong
Highlights from your plan
Penong Windmill Museum ©
Penong Windmill Museum
Arts Ceduna ©
Arts Ceduna
National Trust Ceduna School House Museum ©
National Trust Ceduna School House Museum

2
nights
Eucla

Eucla ©
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Bunda Cliffs, tee off at Nullarbor Links, then steep yourself in history at Old Telegraph Station, and finally steep yourself in history at Eucla Jetty.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Eucla travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Ceduna to Eucla by car takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Norseman.

Things to do in Eucla

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Nullarbor Links
Highlights from your plan
Old Telegraph Station ©
Old Telegraph Station
Bunda Cliffs ©
Bunda Cliffs
Eucla Jetty ©
Eucla Jetty

2
nights
Norseman

Norseman ©
Norseman is a town located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, 726km east of Perth and 278m above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the engineering at Bromus Dam and then walk around Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by IGA Norseman, get great views at Beacon Hill Lookout, and then appreciate the history behind Norseman Statue.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Norseman trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Eucla to Norseman takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Norseman

Parks Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave ©
Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave
Beacon Hill Lookout ©
Beacon Hill Lookout
IGA Norseman ©
IGA Norseman

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany.

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

Drive from Norseman to Albany in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Albany are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Highlights from your plan
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool

3
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Get out of town with these interesting Bunbury side-trips: Margaret River (Beer Tastings & Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, explore the activities along Koombana Bay, walk around Forrest Park Miniature Railway Bunbury, and take an in-depth tour of Bunbury Museum and Heritage Centre.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bunbury trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Albany to Bunbury in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Bunbury

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Margaret River, Busselton Jetty
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Bunbury Farmers Market ©
Bunbury Farmers Market

3
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Venture out of the city with trips to Kalbarri (Hutt Lagoon, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more) and Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground (in Northampton). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, and take in the dramatic natural features at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Geraldton online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bunbury to Geraldton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
Highlights from your plan
Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to One Mile Jetty, take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and finally don't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes.

For photos and more tourist information, read our Carnarvon trip builder app.

Drive from Geraldton to Carnarvon in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon ©
OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon
One Mile Jetty ©
One Mile Jetty

4
nights
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Step out of Karratha to go to Roebourne and see Cossack, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Millstream-Chichester National Park. There's still lots to do: get great views at Staircase To The Moon, get to know the fascinating history of Cossack Heritage Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Burrup Peninsula, and take in the waterfront at Dampier Port.

Plan my trip to Karratha with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Carnarvon to Karratha in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Broome.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dampier, Cossack, Burrup Peninsula
Highlights from your plan
Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
Cossack ©
Cossack
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library

10
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

Start your trip to Broome by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Karratha to Broome. In July, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

1
night
Halls Creek

Halls Creek ©
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to China Wall and then take a memorable drive along Mary Pool.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Halls Creek route planner.

Traveling by car from Broome to Halls Creek takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Halls Creek

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
China Wall ©
China Wall
Mary Pool ©
Mary Pool

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Go for a jaunt from Kununurra to Baines to see ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, stop by Zebra Rock Gallery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Questro Wilderness Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kununurra trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Halls Creek to Kununurra takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Timber Creek.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND
Highlights from your plan
Ord River ©
Ord River
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND

2
nights
Timber Creek

Timber Creek ©
Timber Creek is an isolated small town on the banks of the Victoria River in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Timber Creek Police Station and Museum and then appreciate the history behind Nackeroo Lookout. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Judbarra / Gregory National Park.

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

Getting from Kununurra to Timber Creek by car takes about 3 hours. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Kununurra to Timber Creek due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Timber Creek

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Judbarra / Gregory National Park
Highlights from your plan
Judbarra / Gregory National Park ©
Judbarra / Gregory National Park
Nackeroo Lookout ©
Nackeroo Lookout

3
nights
Katherine

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: experience rural life at Katherine Outback Experience, Head underground at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Katherine online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Timber Creek to Katherine in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Larrimah.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

1
night
Larrimah

Larrimah
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): deepen your knowledge of military history at Gorrie Airfield and then get engrossed in the history at Larrimah Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Larrimah travel website.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Larrimah takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Larrimah

Museums

4
nights
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Step out of Tennant Creek with an excursion to Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve in Wauchope--about 31 hours away. The adventure continues: get a taste of life in the country at Kelly's Ranch, take in the dramatic natural features at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), identify plant and animal life at Lake Mary Ann, and make a trip to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tennant Creek trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Larrimah to Tennant Creek takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August in Tennant Creek, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station
Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and finally take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Emily Gap, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip planning site.

Getting from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tennant Creek in August; daily highs in Alice Springs reach 27°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

2
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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, then examine the collection at Old Timers Mine, and finally admire nature's extreme beauty at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Serbian Orthodox Church, and finally examine the collection at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coober Pedy online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Alice Springs in August: highs in Coober Pedy hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks 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

few
hours
Port Augusta

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta. You'll set off for Bordertown on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
night
Bordertown

Bordertown ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Don Moseley Park and then experience rural life at Cockatoo Downs Farmstay. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Serviceton Historic Railway Station and then identify plant and animal life at Bordertown Wildlife Park.

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

You can drive from Port Augusta to Bordertown in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bordertown

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Keith, Serviceton Historic Railway Station
Highlights from your plan
Don Moseley Park ©
Don Moseley Park
Cockatoo Downs Farmstay ©
Cockatoo Downs Farmstay
Bordertown Wildlife Park ©
Bordertown Wildlife Park

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