24 days in Australia Itinerary

24 days in Australia Itinerary

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Mildura
— 1 night
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Port Augusta
— 2 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 4 nights
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Kingoonya
— 1 night
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Penong
— 2 nights
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Fowlers Bay
— 2 nights
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Kimba
— 1 night
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Adelaide
— 3 nights
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Port MacDonnell
— 5 nights
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Hay
— 2 nights
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Mildura

The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mildura trip itinerary planning app.

Sydney to Mildura is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in December: highs in Mildura hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Mildura

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

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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.
You've now added Alligator Gorge to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Alligator Gorge, don't miss a visit to Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Port Augusta Train Park.

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Drive from Mildura to Port Augusta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Mildura to Port Augusta, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mildura in December, you will find days in Port Augusta are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Coober Pedy

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Coober Pedy Tourist Information Centre as well as St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage, explore the fascinating landscape at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, and see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home.

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Explore your travel options from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy with the Route module. In December, Coober Pedy is somewhat warmer than Port Augusta - with highs of 40°C and lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kingoonya.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:

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Kingoonya

Kingoonya Township is a small almost totally abandoned farming settlement in the central outback of the Australian state of South Australia. You've now added Lake Gairdner National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lake Gairdner National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kingoonya road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Kingoonya takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for Penong.

Things to do in Kingoonya

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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Penong

Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stroll through Cactus Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Penong journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kingoonya to Penong takes 6.5 hours. In December in Penong, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Fowlers Bay.

Things to do in Penong

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

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Fowlers Bay

Fowlers Bay, formerly Yalata, is a small coastal town in the Australian state of South Australia located about 658km north-west of the state capital, Adelaide. To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Fowlers Bay online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Penong to Fowlers Bay takes an hour. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kimba.

Things to do in Fowlers Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:

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Kimba

Kimba is a rural service town on the Eyre Highway at the top of Eyre Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Edward John Eyre Sculptures.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kimba visit website.

Traveling by car from Fowlers Bay to Kimba takes 5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Adelaide.
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Adelaide trip builder.

Getting from Kimba to Adelaide by combination of bus, taxi, and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Port MacDonnell.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

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Port MacDonnell

Port MacDonnell is the southernmost town in South Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Ewens Pond, Portland Strawberries, Princess Margaret Rose Caves, and other attractions you added. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port MacDonnell: Discovery Bay Coastal Park (in Nelson) and Cape Banks Lighthouse (in Carpenter's Rocks). There's much more to do: Head underground at Little Blue Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Germein Reserve, take in the pleasant sights at Cape Northumberland, and examine the collection at Dingley Dell Conservation Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Port MacDonnell road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Adelaide to Port MacDonnell. In January, Port MacDonnell is little chillier than Adelaide - with highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Hay.

Things to do in Port MacDonnell

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 13:

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Hay

Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Hay Sunset Viewing Area, Shear Outback and Hay Outback Info Centre.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hay travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Port MacDonnell to Hay takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hay

Museums
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 15:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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