34 days in Australia Itinerary

34 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Drive:  9 h
1
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Yulara
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Katherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Darwin
— 3 nights
Drive:  21 h 15 min
6
Broome
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Karratha
— 3 nights
Drive:  16 h
9
Perth
— 3 nights
Car ferry:  1 h 30 min
10
Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
car ferry, drive:  20 h 30 min
11
Nullarbor
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 30 min
12
Port Lincoln
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  6 h
End: Adelaide

1
night
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 4- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. 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:
Highlights from your plan
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home

4
nights
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 Mutitjulu Waterhole. Museum-lovers will get to explore Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Walkatjara Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Yulara: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Valley of the Winds, Walpa Gorge, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kuniya Walk, go for a walk through Field of Light, view the masterpieces at Wintjiri Arts + Museum, and stroll through Uluru Hiking Path.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yulara travel planning site.

Drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Yulara can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Simpsons Gap and Mount Gillen. Women's Museum of Australia & Old Alice Springs Gaol and The Residency will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, browse the exhibits of Yubu Napa Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Araluen Cultural Precinct, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ochre Pits.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs route builder tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Yulara to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park ©
The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen
Simpsons Gap ©
Simpsons Gap

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katherine Hot Springs and Jatbula Trail. Visiting Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs and Katherine Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore Katherine's surroundings by going to Mataranka (Elsey Cemetery National Reserve & Elsey National Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Low Level Nature Reserve, contemplate the long history of Manyallaluk - The Dreaming Place, and tee off at Katherine Country Club.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Katherine tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Katherine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in July, things will get a bit warmer in Katherine: highs are around 36°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Mataranka
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs
Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs ©
Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge

3
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
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 East Point Reserve and Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Burnett House.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Darwin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Katherine in July, Darwin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park ©
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Safaris

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and SSJG Heritage Centre Broome. Take a break from the city and head to Roebuck Bay and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reddell Beach, get great views at The Roebuck Bay Lookout, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Darwin to Broome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Darwin in July since evenings lows in Broome dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory

1
night
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 photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Broome to Port Hedland with the Route module. 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 Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland ©
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland

3
nights
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Cossack, and then see a world frozen in time at Cossack Heritage Trail. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, then step off the mainland to explore Burrup Peninsula, then make a trip to Deep Gorge, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Dampier Port.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Karratha road trip planning website.

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

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Dampier, Burrup Peninsula, Cossack
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cossack ©
Cossack
Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
Deep Gorge ©
Deep Gorge

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
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 Matilda Bay Reserve. 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, and browse the collection at City of Perth Library.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Karratha to Perth. 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

Side Trips

Rockingham, Lesmurdie Falls, Matilda Bay Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Point Peron ©
Point Peron
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

2
nights
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 photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rottnest Island trip builder.

You can do a combination of train and ferry from Perth to Rottnest Island in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Little Armstrong Bay ©
Little Armstrong Bay
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse
Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks

1
night
Nullarbor

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

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nullarbor journey maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rottnest Island to Nullarbor. 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:

1
day
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.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln journey website.

Traveling by car from Nullarbor to Port Lincoln takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Winter Hill Lookout ©
Winter Hill Lookout
Mill Cottage Museum ©
Mill Cottage Museum

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