44 days in Australia Itinerary

44 days in Australia Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Port Augusta
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Broken Hill
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Katherine
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Gunbalanya
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Litchfield National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Darwin
— 6 nights
Fly:  9 h
10
Tamworth
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Sydney

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Port Augusta side-trips: Flinders Ranges National Park (in Hawker), Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park (in Quorn) and Peterborough (Peterborough Printing Works, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, delve into the lush surroundings at Wirrabara Forest, get great views at Water Tower Lookout, and learn about all things military at Port Pirie RSL Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Augusta road trip planning site.

Sydney to Port Augusta is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Port Augusta. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Peterborough, Flinders Ranges National Park, Port Pirie RSL Museum, Wirrabara Forest, Dutchman's Stern Conservation Park
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre ©
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre
Peterborough Printing Works ©
Peterborough Printing Works

5
nights
Broken Hill

Broken Hill ©
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Broken Hill: Silverton (Day Dream Mine & Mundi Mundi Lookout) and Kinchega National Park (in Menindee). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Sulphide Street Railway & Historical Museum, explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Broken Hill Miner's Memorial.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Broken Hill trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Broken Hill takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Port Augusta to Broken Hill, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port Augusta in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Broken Hill, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Silverton, Kinchega National Park
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Pro Hart Gallery ©
Pro Hart Gallery
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial ©
Broken Hill Miner's Memorial

4
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

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, explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Broken Hill to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Broken Hill in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yulara
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

6
nights
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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, get great views at Anzac Hill, and steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Trephina Gorge Nature Park
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

4
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. When in Katherine, make a side trip to see Bitter Springs in Mataranka, approximately Mataranka away. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Katherine Outback Experience, take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls, get engrossed in the history at Katherine School of the Air, and explore the striking landscape of Nitmiluk National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Katherine online journey planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Katherine by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in August: high temperatures in Katherine hover around 38°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gunbalanya.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bukbukluk Lookout, Bitter Springs
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge

1
night
Gunbalanya

Gunbalanya ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Injalak Arts and then don't miss a visit to Ubirr.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gunbalanya route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Gunbalanya takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Gunbalanya

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ubirr
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Injalak Arts ©
Injalak Arts

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, look for all kinds of wild species at Maguk Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, and hike along Bardedjilidji Walk.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) using our trip planner.

You can drive from Gunbalanya to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls

2
nights
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Florence Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Magnetic Termite Mounds, thentake in the views from Adelaide River Railway Bridg, and finally stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wangi Falls, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then admire the sheer force of Buley Rockhole.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Litchfield National Park trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park. In August in Litchfield National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adelaide River
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

6
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.
Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, and take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Darwin vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litchfield National Park to Darwin. In August, daytime highs in Darwin are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tamworth.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Tamworth

Tamworth ©
Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. Explore Tamworth's surroundings by going to Watsons Creek National Park (in Watsons Bay), Sunhill Dairy Goats (in Uralla) and Armidale (Saints Mary and Joseph Catholic Cathedral & Waterfall Way). The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Tamworth Marsupial Park, get great views at Oxley Scenic Lookout, admire the sheer force of Tia Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Aussie Ark.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tamworth route builder tool.

Getting from Darwin to Tamworth by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Tamworth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in August, things will get colder in Tamworth: highs are around 21°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tamworth

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Walcha, Armidale, Aussie Ark, Sunhill Dairy Goats, Watsons Creek National Park
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Tamworth Marsupial Park ©
Tamworth Marsupial Park
Oxley Scenic Lookout ©
Oxley Scenic Lookout
Tamworth Regional Playground ©
Tamworth Regional Playground

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