11 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cobar
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Broken Hill
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Port Augusta
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
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Kings Canyon
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Alice Springs
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Mount Isa
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Longreach
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Narrabri
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Cobar — 1 night

Cobar is a town in central western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get great views at Fort Bourke Hill Lookout, Peak Gold Mines, then stroll around Cobar Miners Heritage Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Great Cobar Heritage Centre.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cobar journey planner.

Sydney to Cobar is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Cobar. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Broken Hill.
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Broken Hill — 1 night

Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
On the 15th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at The Broken Hill Sculptures & Living Desert Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service, and then don't miss a visit to Line of Lode Miners Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Broken Hill trip builder tool.

You can drive from Cobar to Broken Hill in 5 hours. Traveling from Cobar in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 10°C in Broken Hill. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Augusta.
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Parks · Wildlife · Museums
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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.
On the 16th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at RSL Military Museum, take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, and then get great views at Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Port Augusta vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Broken Hill to Port Augusta takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Broken Hill to Port Augusta is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Broken Hill in July, Port Augusta is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 1 night

Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and then stroll through Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 13 hours. When traveling from Port Augusta in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kings Canyon.
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Kings Canyon — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Kings Creek Station.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon trip builder app.

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Alice Springs.
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Alice Springs — 2 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.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Talapi, then get great views at Anzac Hill, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mount Isa.
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Mount Isa — 1 night

Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hard Times Mine and then take in panoramic vistas at Mount Isa City Lookout.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Isa trip planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Mount Isa by car takes about 9 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alice Springs in July, with highs in Mount Isa at 30°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Longreach.
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Longreach — 1 night

Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Longreach holiday planner.

Drive from Mount Isa to Longreach in 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Narrabri.
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Narrabri — 1 night

Narrabri is a town and seat of Narrabri Shire local government area in the North West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia on the Namoi River, 521km northwest of Sydney. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at The Australia Telescope Compact Array.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Narrabri trip planner.

Drive from Longreach to Narrabri in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Longreach in July, with highs in Narrabri at 20°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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Australia travel guide

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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.
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