36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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Cunnamulla
— 1 night
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Longreach
— 1 night
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Cloncurry
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 10 nights
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Darwin
— 6 nights
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Katherine
— 3 nights
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Mataranka
— 1 night
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Tennant Creek
— 1 night
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Cloncurry
— 1 night
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Charters Towers
— 1 night
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Townsville
— 4 nights
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Emerald
— 1 night
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Goondiwindi
— 1 night
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Gunnedah
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Cunnamulla — 1 night

Cunnamulla is a small town that lies on the Warrego River in South West Queensland, Australia, 206km south of Charleville, and approximately 750km west of the state capital, Brisbane.Cunnamulla is situated at the intersection of the Mitchell Highway and the Balonne Highway. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Cunnamulla fast, fun, and easy.

Windsor to Cunnamulla is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also drive. You'll set off for Longreach on the 15th (Sun).
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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 15th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Outback Pics and then steep yourself in history at Longreach.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Longreach itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cunnamulla to Longreach in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Longreach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cloncurry.
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Find places to stay May 15 — 16:
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Cloncurry — 1 night

Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery.

Plan my trip to Cloncurry with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Longreach to Cloncurry in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Longreach in May since evenings lows in Cloncurry dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Tennant Creek.
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Find places to stay May 16 — 17:

Tennant Creek — 2 nights

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Cloncurry to Tennant Creek takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cloncurry to Tennant Creek due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Tennant Creek are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 10 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Cahills Crossing and Animal Tracks Safari are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Gunlom Waterfall Creek and Bardedjilidji Walk. Get out of town with these interesting Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) side-trips: Mary River National Park (in Mary River National Park) and Injalak Arts (in Gunbalanya). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands, take in the dramatic natural features at Arnhem Land Escarpment, trek along Kubara, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) attractions planner.

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Darwin.
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Find places to stay May 19 — 29:

Darwin — 6 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Magnetic Termite Mounds, Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin Aviation Museum, and other attractions.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Darwin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Darwin, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Katherine.
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Katherine — 3 nights

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, Edith Falls and Katherine Outback Experience. Get out of town with these interesting Katherine side-trips: Mataranka (Bitter Springs & Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs).

Before you visit Katherine, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Katherine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Katherine, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mataranka.
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Mataranka — 1 night

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): test the waters at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs.

Find out how to plan Mataranka trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Katherine to Mataranka by car takes about 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Tennant Creek.
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Tennant Creek — 1 night

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Cloncurry.
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Cloncurry — 1 night

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cloncurry trip planning site.

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Cloncurry in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Tennant Creek to Cloncurry. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Charters Towers.
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Charters Towers — 1 night

Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Charters Towers Ghost Tours - Ghost Tours Australia.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Charters Towers trip builder site.

Drive from Cloncurry to Charters Towers in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Townsville.
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Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:
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Townsville — 4 nights

Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Townsville road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Charters Towers to Townsville takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Townsville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll set off for Emerald on the 15th (Wed).
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Emerald — 1 night

Emerald has massive rainfall and floods every year, but it's also a place where you can drink local wine while you peruse a display of locally mined gemstones in the town's quiet center.
To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Emerald visit planner.

You can drive from Townsville to Emerald in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Emerald when traveling from Townsville in June, with lows around 13°C. On the 16th (Thu), you're off to Goondiwindi.
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Goondiwindi — 1 night

→←Goondiwindi is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.. To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Goondiwindi route maker app.

Traveling by car from Emerald to Goondiwindi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Gunnedah on the 17th (Fri).
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Gunnedah — 1 night

Gunnedah is a town in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia and is the seat of the Gunnedah Shire local government area. For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gunnedah road trip planning website.

You can drive from Goondiwindi to Gunnedah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Gunnedah, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sat).
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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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