34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
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Yulara
— 4 nights
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Alice Springs
— 5 nights
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Katherine
— 3 nights
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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Broome
— 3 nights
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Port Hedland
— 1 night
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Karratha
— 3 nights
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Perth
— 3 nights
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Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
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Nullarbor
— 1 night
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Port Lincoln
— 1 day

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home and then explore the striking landscape at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

Discover how to plan a Coober Pedy trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Adelaide to Coober Pedy is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in July: highs in Coober Pedy hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 7°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yulara.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:
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Specialty Museum
Faye's Underground Home
4.8

4
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Yulara

Yulara ©
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Get in touch with nature at Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Museum-lovers will get to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art Uluru. Change things up with these side-trips from Yulara: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Valley of the Winds & Walpa Gorge). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, get a new perspective on nature at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yulara day trip planning website.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Yulara are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
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Must see
Walpa Gorge
4.4
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Must see
Kuniya Walk
4.8

5
nights
Alice Springs

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Simpsons Gap and The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park. Women's Museum of Australia & Old Gaol Alice Springs and Yubu Napa Art Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Ochre Pits, explore the world behind art at Araluen Cultural Precinct, see Off-Road Tours, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tjoritja/West MacDonnell National Park.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Yulara to Alice Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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Must see
Mount Gillen
5.0
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Must see
Simpsons Gap
4.8

3
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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Katherine Hot Springs and Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Elsey Cemetery National Reserve and Manyallaluk - The Dreaming Place. Explore Katherine's surroundings by going to Mataranka (Elsey National Park & Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs). There's much more to do: hike along Jatbula Trail, explore the galleries of Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Low Level Nature Reserve, and play a few rounds at Katherine Country Club.

Plan a Katherine trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Alice Springs to Katherine by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, Katherine is somewhat warmer than Alice Springs - with highs of 36°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Darwin

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.
Appreciate the collections at Darwin Military Museum and 1934 Qantas Hangar. Visiting Mindil Beach and East Point Reserve will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Douglas-Daly to see Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park about 2h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, make a trip to Burnett House, and examine the collection at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Darwin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Darwin when traveling from Katherine in July, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
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3
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Broome

Broome ©

Yawuru Country

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Broome Bird Observatory. Take a break from the city and head to Roebuck Bay and Gantheaume Point. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Broome trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Broome takes 21.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Broome, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Broome, with lows of 17°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
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Must see
Reddell Beach
4.7

1
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Port Hedland

Port Hedland ©
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Dalgety House Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spoil Bank, then take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, and finally make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Broome to Port Hedland in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Museums · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
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Specialty Museum
Dalgety House Museum
4.2

3
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Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Yaburara Heritage Trail, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cossack, and then go for a walk through Cossack Heritage Trail. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Staircase To The Moon, step off the mainland to explore Burrup Peninsula, then don't miss a visit to Deep Gorge, and finally take in the waterfront at Dampier Port.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Karratha planner.

Getting from Port Hedland to Karratha by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
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Must see
Cossack
4.9
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Biking Trail
Yaburara Heritage Trail
4.2
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Landmark
Deep Gorge
4.2

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Perth

Perth ©

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
The Nostalgia Box Museum and Aspects of Kings Park will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Point Peron and St. George's Cathedral. When in Perth, make a side trip to see Rockingham Beach in Rockingham, approximately Rockingham away. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Lesmurdie Falls, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, look for all kinds of wild species at Matilda Bay Reserve, and browse the collection at City of Perth Library.

To find out how to plan a trip to Perth, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Karratha to Perth in 16 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July in Perth, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
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Must see
Point Peron
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Matilda Bay Reserve
4.8

2
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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): play a few rounds at Rottnest Island Country Club, explore the activities along Jeannies Lookout, then brush up on your military savvy at Kingstown Barracks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Henrietta Rocks. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Little Armstrong Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Fish Hook Bay, then see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, and finally enjoy the sea views from Wadjemup Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rottnest Island trip builder.

You can travel from Perth to Rottnest Island in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Rottnest Island are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Nullarbor.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
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Outdoor Activity
Little Armstrong Bay
4.9
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Lighthouse
Wadjemup Lighthouse
4.6

1
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Nullarbor

Nullarbor
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Great Australian Bight.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nullarbor journey maker tool.

Traveling by journey from Rottnest Island to Nullarbor takes 20.5 hours. Alternatively, you can travel. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Port Lincoln.
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

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Port Lincoln

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 4th (Tue): stroll through Fishery Bay, explore the galleries of Mill Cottage Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, and finally take a memorable drive along Winter Hill Lookout.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln journey website.

Traveling by car from Nullarbor to Port Lincoln takes 9 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
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Scenic Drive
Winter Hill Lookout
4.6
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Historic Site
Mill Cottage Museum
4.5

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