34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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1
Goulburn
— 3 nights
2
Hillston
— 1 night
3
Menindee
— 4 nights
4
Broken Hill
— 7 nights
5
Wilpena
— 2 nights
6
Marree
— 1 night
7
Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
8
Oodnadatta
— 2 nights
9
Cobar
— 3 nights
10
Bourke
— 3 nights
11
Lightning Ridge
— 4 nights

3
nights
Goulburn

Goulburn ©
Goulburn is a regional city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia approximately 195km south-west of Sydney, Australia, and 90km north-east of Canberra. Take a break from Goulburn with a short trip to Jenolan Caves in Jenolan Caves, about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Goulburn Historic Waterworks Museum, and steep yourself in history at Riversdale National Trust Historic Homestead.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Goulburn road trip planning website.

Sydney to Goulburn is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Goulburn. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Hillston.

Things to do in Goulburn

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jenolan Caves
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Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum ©
Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum
Kingsdale Wines ©
Kingsdale Wines

1
night
Hillston

Hillston
Hillston is a township in western New South Wales, Australia, in Carrathool Shire, on the banks of the Lachlan River. On the 8th (Tue), make a trip to Lachlan River Swing Bridge.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hillston trip maker.

Traveling by car from Goulburn to Hillston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Goulburn in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Hillston. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Menindee.
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4
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Menindee

Menindee ©
Menindee, frequently but erroneously spelled "Menindie", is a small town in the far west of New South Wales, Australia, in Central Darling Shire, on the banks of the Darling River, with a sign-posted population of 980 and a population of 449.HistoryIt is the oldest European settlement in western New South Wales, and the first town to be established on the Darling River. Menindee is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Menindee, snap pictures at Menindee Rail Bridge, steep yourself in history at Survey Tree 1882, and explore the fascinating landscape at Kinchega National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Menindee planning website.

Drive from Hillston to Menindee in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Menindee are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Menindee

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Lake Menindee ©
Lake Menindee
Kinchega National Park ©
Kinchega National Park

7
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Broken Hill: Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Mundi Mundi Lookout). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Albert Kersten Mining and Minerals Museum (Geocentre), make a trip to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Broken Hill visit app.

You can drive from Menindee to Broken Hill in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Menindee in September, Broken Hill is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilpena.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Silverton
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Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

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Wilpena

Wilpena ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wrightsair. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Bridle Gap, thentake some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout, and then get a bird's-eye view with Wrightsair.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Wilpena visit planner.

You can drive from Broken Hill to Wilpena in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Broken Hill to Wilpena, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broken Hill in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Wilpena. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Marree.

Things to do in Wilpena

Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Wrightsair
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Wrightsair ©
Wrightsair
Wangara Lookout ©
Wangara Lookout
Bridle Gap ©
Bridle Gap

1
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Marree

Marree ©
Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia. On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to Mutonia Sculpture Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Tom Kruse Museum and then delve into the mystery of Marree Man.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Marree trip planner.

You can drive from Wilpena to Marree in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Marree

Museums
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Mutonia Sculpture Park ©
Mutonia Sculpture Park
Marree Man ©
Marree Man

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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 23rd (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, thensee the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, thensee the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, and finally see the interesting displays at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Marree to Coober Pedy by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oodnadatta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park

2
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Oodnadatta

Oodnadatta ©
Oodnadatta, in the Australian state of South Australia, is a small town surrounded by an area of 7800km2 with cattle stations in arid pastoral rangelands close to the Simpson Desert, 1011km north of Adelaide and 112 m above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): snap pictures at Algebuckina Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oodnadatta trip itinerary app.

Getting from Coober Pedy to Oodnadatta by car takes about 3.5 hours. You will leave for Cobar on the 26th (Sat).
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Algebuckina Bridge ©
Algebuckina Bridge

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Cobar

Cobar ©
Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Cobar: Nyngan (Mid-State Shearing Shed Museum, Nyngan Coach House, &more). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, walk around Cobar Miners Heritage Park, head outdoors with Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, and make a trip to Commonwealth Meteorological Station.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cobar travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Oodnadatta to Cobar takes 17.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Oodnadatta to Cobar. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bourke.

Things to do in Cobar

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nyngan
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Great Cobar Heritage Centre ©
Great Cobar Heritage Centre
Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines ©
Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool ©
Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool

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Bourke

Bourke ©
Bourke is a town in the north-west of New South Wales, Australia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bourke: Brewarrina (Brewarrina Aboriginal Fish Traps & Brewarrina Aboriginal Cultural Museum) and Byrock Rock Holes (in Byrock). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Back O'Bourke Visitor Information & Exhibition Centre, steep yourself in history at Mulgowan (Yapa) Aboriginal Rock Art Site, explore the galleries of Back O' Bourke Gallery, and stroll the grounds of Bourke Historic Cemetery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bourke online visit planner.

Drive from Cobar to Bourke in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lightning Ridge.

Things to do in Bourke

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Brewarrina, Byrock Rock Holes, Back O' Bourke Gallery
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Bourke Historic Wharf ©
Bourke Historic Wharf
Back O' Bourke Gallery ©
Back O' Bourke Gallery

4
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Lightning Ridge

Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge is a town in north-western New South Wales, Australia, in Walgett Shire, near the southern border of Queensland, about six kilometres east of the Castlereagh Highway, and is served in commercial activities by the town of Walgett, some 75 km to the south. Lightning Ridge is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Chambers of The Black Hand, witness a stunning natural landmark at Artesian Baths, get to know the fascinating history of 3 mile Heritage opal mines, and view the masterpieces at John Murray Art Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lightning Ridge day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bourke to Lightning Ridge in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lightning Ridge

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Lightning Ridge ©
Lightning Ridge
Chambers of The Black Hand ©
Chambers of The Black Hand
Artesian Baths ©
Artesian Baths