55 days in Australia Itinerary

55 days in Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Charleville
— 1 night
2
Longreach
— 1 night
3
Mount Isa
— 1 night
4
Darwin
— 9 nights
5
Batchelor
— 5 nights
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
7
Gunbalanya
— 2 nights
8
Pine Creek
— 3 nights
9
Katherine
— 3 nights
10
Tennant Creek
— 2 nights
11
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
12
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
13
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
14
Alice Springs
— 10 nights
15
Boulia
— 1 night
16
Emerald
— 1 night
17
Somerset
— 1 night

1
night
Charleville

Charleville
Charleville is a town and locality in the Shire of Murweh, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Charleville Bilby Experience.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleville route maker website.

Redcliffe to Charleville is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. While traveling from Redcliffe, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Charleville, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Longreach.

Things to do in Charleville

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 4:

1
night
Longreach

Longreach
Longreach is a town in Central West Queensland, Australia approximately 700km from the coast, west of Rockhampton. To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Longreach visit planner.

You can drive from Charleville to Longreach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February, daytime highs in Longreach are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Mount Isa.

Things to do in Longreach

Tours Outdoors Museums
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 5:

1
night
Mount Isa

Mount Isa ©
Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): head outdoors with Lake Moondarra.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Mount Isa trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Longreach to Mount Isa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February, daytime highs in Mount Isa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Mount Isa

Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Moondarra ©
Lake Moondarra

9
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rapid Creek Market, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Marlow Lagoon Recreation Area, and other attractions you added. When in Darwin, make a side trip to see Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs, approximately Berry Springs away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Crocodylus Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin tour itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Mount Isa to Darwin with the Route module. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Mount Isa to Darwin due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mount Isa, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Batchelor.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Territory Wildlife Park, Marlow Lagoon Recreation Area, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Darwin Wharf Precinct ©
Darwin Wharf Precinct

5
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Robin Falls, Tjaetaba Falls, Jenny's Orchid Garden, and other attractions you added. Venture out of the city with trips to Litchfield National Park (Buley Rockhole, Florence Falls, &more).

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Batchelor day trip site.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Batchelor takes 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Batchelor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Batchelor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Adelaide River, The Palmerston Markets, Jenny's Orchid Garden
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

6
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Jabiru. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kakadu National park, trek along Bardedjilidji Walk, explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Wetlands.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Batchelor to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Gunbalanya.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Kakadu National park ©
Kakadu National park
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

2
nights
Gunbalanya

Gunbalanya ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anbangbang Rock Shelter as well as Anbangbang Billabong. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong and then explore and take pictures at Anbangbang Rock Shelter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Bilkbilkmi - Graveside Gorge and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mary River National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gunbalanya trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Gunbalanya in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pine Creek.

Things to do in Gunbalanya

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Mary River National Park
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong
Anbangbang Rock Shelter ©
Anbangbang Rock Shelter
Mary River National Park ©
Mary River National Park

3
nights
Pine Creek

Pine Creek ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mataranka Falls, Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Pine Creek to Mataranka to see Bitter Springs about 2 hours away.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pine Creek trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Gunbalanya to Pine Creek in 3.5 hours. In February in Pine Creek, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Pine Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mataranka, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park, Bukbukluk Lookout
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Bitter Springs ©
Bitter Springs
Bukbukluk Lookout ©
Bukbukluk Lookout
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park ©
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park

3
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. You've now added Jurassic Cycad Gardens to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Mataranka (Botanic Walk & Elsey National Park). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, look for all kinds of wild species at Nitmiluk National Park, and admire the sheer force of Edith Falls.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Katherine day trip app.

Getting from Pine Creek to Katherine by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mataranka
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

2
nights
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
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, Lake Mary Ann and Kundjarra (the Pebbles). Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary Ann, thenidentify plant and animal life at Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Kelly's Ranch.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Tennant Creek trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Katherine to Tennant Creek takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann

2
nights
Alice Springs

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trephina Gorge Nature Park, Tropic of Capricorn Marker, Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve, and other attractions you added. On the 8th (Sun), stroll around Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Todd Mall Markets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tropic of Capricorn Marker, walk around Trephina Gorge Nature Park, and then appreciate the history behind John McDouall Stuart.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Alice Springs when traveling from Tennant Creek in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Trephina Gorge Nature Park
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Trephina Gorge Nature Park ©
Trephina Gorge Nature Park
Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve ©
Todd Mall Markets ©
Todd Mall Markets

2
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Watarrka National Park and then stroll around Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kings Canyon visit planning tool.

Getting from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve ©

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuniya Walk, Mutitjulu Waterhole and Walpa Gorge. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Mutitjulu Waterhole ©
Mutitjulu Waterhole

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nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Trephina Gorge Nature Park, Tropic of Capricorn Marker, Ewaninga Rock Carvings Conservation Reserve, and other attractions. See some other sides of Alice Springs: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, don't miss a visit to L'Astragale, and admire the verdant scenery at Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs journey planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March, Alice Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boulia.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Red Centre
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

1
night
Boulia

Boulia
Boulia is a remote outback town and locality in the Shire of Boulia in Central West Queensland, Australia. To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Boulia trip maker tool.

You can drive from Alice Springs to Boulia in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Alice Springs to Boulia, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Emerald on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Boulia

Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:

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Emerald

Emerald
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.
For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Emerald itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Boulia to Emerald takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March in Emerald, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Somerset.

Things to do in Emerald

Shopping Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 27:

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night
Somerset

Somerset
To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Somerset online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Emerald to Somerset. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Emerald in March, with highs in Somerset at °C and lows at °C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Somerset

Parks Wineries Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:

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