29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Dubbo
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Broken Hill
— 1 night
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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Kings Canyon
— 4 nights
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West MacDonnell National Park
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Alice Springs
— 4 nights
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Coober Pedy
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Wilpena
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Broken Hill
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Dubbo
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Dubbo

— 1 night
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubbo route planning tool.

Rouse Hill to Dubbo is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Broken Hill.

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:

Broken Hill

— 1 night
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Broken Hill day trip planner.

Fly from Dubbo to Broken Hill in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dubbo in May since evenings lows in Broken Hill dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Coober Pedy on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

Coober Pedy

— 1 night
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the galleries of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coober Pedy itinerary site.

You can fly from Broken Hill to Coober Pedy in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Coober Pedy when traveling from Broken Hill in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Valley of the Winds, Maruku Arts and Walkatjara Art Uluru. Attractions like Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get your bearings at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, go for a walk through Mala Walk, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, and don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park visit planner.

Getting from Coober Pedy to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In May in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

Kings Canyon

— 4 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kings Canyon as well as Kings Creek Helicopters. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve and Watarrka National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon planning website.

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to West MacDonnell National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:

West MacDonnell National Park

— 3 nights
West MacDonnell National Park is known for nature, parks, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Standley Chasm Angkerle, contemplate the waterfront views at Redbank Gorge, and head outdoors with Serpentine Gorge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the West MacDonnell National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Kings Canyon to West MacDonnell National Park with the Route module. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Alice Springs.

Things to do in West MacDonnell National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Alice Springs

— 4 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Kangaroo Sanctuary and Alice Springs Desert Park. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, identify plant and animal life at Wayoutback Australian Safaris, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and stroll through Alice Springs Reptile Centre.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip website.

Take a shuttle from West MacDonnell National Park to Alice Springs in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:

Coober Pedy

— 2 nights
You've added Opalios, Faye's Underground Home, Noble Tours Australia, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Crocodile Harry’s Underground Nest and then catch all the local highlights with Noble Tours Australia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, stop by Opalios, and then explore the striking landscape at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coober Pedy trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Coober Pedy when traveling from Alice Springs in June, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Wilpena.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums · Tours · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Wilpena

— 4 nights
Wilpena is known for . Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Wangara Lookout and don't miss a visit to Bridle Gap.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Wilpena day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Wilpena takes 7 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 14th (Tue), you're off to Broken Hill.
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 14:

Broken Hill

— 2 nights
On the 15th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, view the masterpieces at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist, and then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Broken Hill trip planning site.

Getting from Wilpena to Broken Hill by car takes about 5.5 hours. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Wilpena to Broken Hill due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Dubbo.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Dubbo

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dubbo Observatory as well as Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo and then examine the collection at Dubbo Observatory.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dubbo trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Broken Hill to Dubbo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Broken Hill in June since evenings lows in Dubbo dip to 5°C. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Dubbo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.