60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia vacation planner

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Mildura
— 8 nights
Drive
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Broken Hill
— 2 nights
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Renmark
— 3 nights
Drive
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Clare
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hawker
— 4 nights
Drive
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Woomera
— 2 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yulara
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kings Canyon
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alice Springs
— 9 nights
Fly to Tindal Airport, Drive to Mataranka
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Mataranka
— 3 nights
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Adelaide River
— 2 nights
Drive
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Darwin
— 14 nights
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Mildura

— 8 nights
The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
When in Mildura, make a side trip to see Mungo National Park in Balranald, approximately Balranald away. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Sunraysia Cellar Door, examine the collection at Mildura Holden Motor Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Mildura Brewery, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mildura online trip planner.

Melbourne to Mildura is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mildura: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. You'll set off for Broken Hill on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Mildura

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 22:

Broken Hill

— 2 nights
Visit Broken Hill to tour the mines and stay for the authentic feel of an outback settlement.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): make a trip to Line of Lode Miners Memorial and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pro Hart Gallery, take in the architecture and design of School of the Air, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service, The Bruce Langford Visitors Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue of the Outback, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Howard Steer Art - Flying Doctor Artist.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Broken Hill trip maker website.

Drive from Mildura to Broken Hill in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Mildura in April, Broken Hill is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. On the 24th (Sun), you're off to Renmark.

Things to do in Broken Hill

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:

Renmark

— 3 nights
Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. Go for a jaunt from Renmark to Loxton to see The Village Historic Loxton about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Martin's Bend Reserve, take in the views from Paringa Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Olivewood Historic Homestead and Museum, and make a trip to Lock 5.

To plan Renmark vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Broken Hill to Renmark in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. On the 27th (Wed), you're off to Clare.

Things to do in Renmark

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:

Clare

— 3 nights
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Clare is known for wineries, trails, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at Clare Valley Tours and do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Clare road trip website.

Traveling by car from Renmark to Clare takes 3 hours. On the 30th (Sat), you're off to Hawker.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:

Hawker

— 4 nights
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Venture out of the city with trips to Wangara Lookout (in Wilpena), Heritage Blinman Mine (in Blinman) and Flinders Ranges National Park (Bunyeroo Gorge & Brachina Gorge Geological Trail). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Flinders Ranges National Park. There's more to do: visit Wilpena Panorama and explore the fascinating underground world of Yourambulla Caves.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hawker, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Clare to Hawker takes 3 hours. On the 4th (Wed), you'll travel to Woomera.

Things to do in Hawker

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 4:

Woomera

— 2 nights
Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Hart. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Woomera Museum and then expand your understanding of the military at Woomera Missile Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Woomera tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Hawker to Woomera takes 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Woomera can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Woomera

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Coober Pedy

— 3 nights
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Coober Pedy is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Faye's Underground Home, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire nature's extreme beauty at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, and browse the exhibits of Umoona Opal Mine & Museum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coober Pedy trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Woomera to Coober Pedy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yulara.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

Yulara

— 3 nights
Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
Step out of Yulara to go to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and see Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Uluru, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, hike along Kuniya Walk, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Yulara fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Yulara takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 12th (Thu), you're off to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Yulara

Parks · Nature · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Kings Canyon

— 3 nights
Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Watarrka National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kings Canyon trip website.

You can drive from Yulara to Kings Canyon in 3 hours. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 12 — 15:

Alice Springs

— 9 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Standley Chasm Angkerle in West MacDonnell National Park (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs itinerary tool.

You can drive from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 24:

Mataranka

— 3 nights
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): walk around Elsey National Park, then identify plant and animal life at Botanic Walk, and then take in the natural beauty of Bitter Springs.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mataranka travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Alice Springs to Mataranka. You will leave for Adelaide River on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

Adelaide River

— 2 nights
Adelaide River is a small but historically significant town located at the crossing of the Stuart Highway over the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery and then take in the views from Adelaide River Railway Bridg.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Adelaide River day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Adelaide River takes 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Darwin.

Things to do in Adelaide River

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

Darwin

— 14 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Darwin trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Adelaide River to Darwin by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May in Darwin, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 12:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.