60 days in South Australia, Northern Territory & Kununurra Itinerary

60 days in South Australia, Northern Territory & Kununurra Itinerary

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Mount Gambier
— 2 nights
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Victor Harbor
— 2 nights
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Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
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Adelaide
— 4 nights
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Tanunda
— 2 nights
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Hawker
— 5 nights
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
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Kings Canyon
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Alice Springs
— 5 nights
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Tennant Creek
— 1 night
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Daly Waters
— 1 night
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Katherine
— 3 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 5 nights
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Adelaide River
— 3 nights
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Berry Springs
— 1 night
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Darwin
— 8 nights
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Kununurra
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Mount Gambier

Mount Gambier ©
The most popular sites in Mount Bambier are the caves, where you can go cave diving.
For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Mount Gambier trip planning app.

Melbourne to Mount Gambier is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Mount Gambier. April in Mount Gambier sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Victor Harbor.

Things to do in Mount Gambier

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Princess Margaret Rose Caves ©
Princess Margaret Rose Caves
The Blue Lake ©
The Blue Lake
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park ©
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park

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Victor Harbor

Victor Harbor ©
Victor Harbor is a town in South Australia on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula, about 80 km south of the centre of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): head off the coast to Granite Island and then take in the pleasant sights at Kaiki Walk - Granite Island. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Urimbirra Wildlife Park and then tour in style with Cockle Train.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Victor Harbor road trip planning app.

Getting from Mount Gambier to Victor Harbor by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Mount Gambier in April, expect nights in Victor Harbor to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. You'll set off for Kangaroo Island on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Victor Harbor

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Urimbirra Wildlife Park ©
Urimbirra Wildlife Park
Granite Island ©
Granite Island
Cockle Train ©
Cockle Train

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain, get up close to creatures of the deep with Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, and take in the dramatic natural features at Admirals Arch.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victor Harbor to Kangaroo Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. On the 9th (Fri), you're off to Adelaide.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari ©
Kangaroo Island Ocean Safari
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Change things up with a short trip to Beerenberg Farm in Hahndorf (about 32 minutes away). Dedicate the 10th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, see the sights as you ascend with RoofClimb Adelaide Oval, make a trip to Adelaide Oval, and pause for some photo ops at The Rundle Mall Pigs.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Adelaide sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Adelaide takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In April, daytime highs in Adelaide are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tanunda.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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Tanunda

Tanunda ©
One of the cities of the Barossa Valley wine-producing region, Tanunda has an easygoing atmosphere stemming from its close connection with agriculture and viniculture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rockford Winery as well as Grant Burge Winery. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Seppeltsfield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Grant Burge Winery and then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tanunda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Adelaide to Tanunda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Tanunda can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will leave for Hawker on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Tanunda

Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Seppeltsfield ©
Seppeltsfield
Rockford Winery ©
Rockford Winery
Grant Burge Winery ©
Grant Burge Winery

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Hawker

Hawker ©
Hawker is a town in the Flinders Ranges area of South Australia, 365km north of Adelaide. Get out of town with these interesting Hawker side-trips: Flinders Ranges National Park (Arkaroo Rock, Wilpena Pound, &more) and Heritage Blinman Mine (in Blinman). Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Flinders Ranges National Park. It doesn't end there: stop by Wilpena Panorama.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hawker trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tanunda to Hawker by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Hawker

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Wilpena Pound ©
Wilpena Pound
Heritage Blinman Mine ©
Heritage Blinman Mine
Arkaroo Rock ©
Arkaroo Rock

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Port Augusta

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, head outdoors with Alligator Gorge, then take some stellar pictures from Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout, and finally get great views at Water Tower Lookout.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Port Augusta sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hawker to Port Augusta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 21st (Wed), you're off to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout ©
Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout
Water Tower Lookout ©
Water Tower Lookout

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Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coober Pedy trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Port Augusta to Coober Pedy in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Josephine's Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage ©

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Mereenie Loop Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kings Creek Station, and walk around Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve.

Plan trip to Kings Canyon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Coober Pedy to Kings Canyon by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 27th (Tue), you're off to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon ©
Kings Canyon
Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park
Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve ©
Tnorala (Gosse Bluff) Conservation Reserve

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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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, trek along Kuniya Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip app.

Getting from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©

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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kundjarra (the Pebbles) and then pause for some photo ops at John Flynn Memorial Obelisk.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tennant Creek trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in May: high temperatures in Tennant Creek hover around 33°C and lows are around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Daly Waters.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station

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Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Daly Waters online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Daly Waters takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Katherine.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Katherine is known for nature, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, stroll around Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Katherine trip planner.

You can drive from Daly Waters to Katherine in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will leave for Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge ©
Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring ancient history at Ubirr. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Kakadu National park. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Yellow Water Cruises, look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and trek along Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online trip maker.

You can drive from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. On the 16th (Sun), you're off to Adelaide River.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Yellow Water Cruises ©
Yellow Water Cruises
Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site

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Adelaide River

Adelaide River ©
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide River: Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide River War Cemetery, snap pictures at Adelaide River Railway Bridg, admire the sheer force of Robin Falls, and examine the collection at Adelaide River Railway Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Adelaide River trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Adelaide River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Berry Springs.

Things to do in Adelaide River

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls
Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

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Berry Springs

Berry Springs ©
Berry Springs is an outer suburban locality in Darwin, Australia. On the 19th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Didgeridoo Hut & Art Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Territory Wildlife Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Berry Springs holiday planner.

You can drive from Adelaide River to Berry Springs in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 20th (Thu), you're off to Darwin.

Things to do in Berry Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Didgeridoo Hut & Art Gallery ©
Didgeridoo Hut & Art Gallery

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Darwin

Darwin ©

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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, stroll through Mindil Beach, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Berry Springs to Darwin in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Darwin are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. You will leave for Kununurra on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Darwin

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 20 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

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Kununurra

A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Ivanhoe Crossing. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kununurra trip planning app.

You can fly from Darwin to Kununurra in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Darwin in May since evenings lows in Kununurra dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ord River ©
Ord River
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery

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