33 days in Australia Itinerary

33 days in Australia Itinerary

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33 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Wangaratta
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Burra
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Coober Pedy
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Cloncurry
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Normanton
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Palm Cove
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Mission Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Townsville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
12
Yeppoon
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
13
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
14
Goondiwindi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
15
Dubbo
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Wangaratta

1
night
Burra

Burra
Burra is a pastoral centre and historic tourist town in the mid-north of South Australia. On the 30th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Anglican Church of Australia.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Burra travel route planner.

Wangaratta to Burra is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Burra

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

3
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Josephine's Gallery & Kangaroo Orphanage, then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, then see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine, and finally explore the striking landscape at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating landscape at Breakaways Conservation Park, don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tom's Working Opal Mine, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coober Pedy trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Burra to Coober Pedy. In June, daytime highs in Coober Pedy are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Umoona Opal Mine & Museum ©
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Faye's Underground Home ©
Faye's Underground Home
Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Breakaways Conservation Park

6
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.
Alice Springs is known for wildlife, museums, historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, head outdoors with Ellery Creek Big Hole, and examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Alice Springs itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Coober Pedy in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Alice Springs, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Outdoors
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), don't miss a visit to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station, and then get a taste of life in the country at Kelly's Ranch. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre and then pause for some photo ops at John Flynn Memorial Obelisk.

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Traveling by car from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Alice Springs in July, expect Tennant Creek to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cloncurry.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Museums Shopping Nature
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Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station ©
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station

1
day
Cloncurry

Cloncurry ©
Cloncurry is a town and locality in the Shire of Cloncurry, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at John Flynn Place Museum & Fred McKay Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Mary Kathleen Memorial Park and Museum, then view the masterpieces at Dr David Harvey-Sutton Gallery, and finally appreciate the history behind Burke&Wills Monument.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cloncurry day trip planning app .

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Cloncurry in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Cloncurry, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Normanton.

Things to do in Cloncurry

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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2
nights
Normanton

Normanton is a small cattle town and locality in the Shire of Carpentaria in Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, stop by Midnight Emporium, and then make a trip to Krys the Crocodile.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Normanton trip website .

Traveling by car from Cloncurry to Normanton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Cloncurry in July, expect Normanton to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cairns.

Things to do in Normanton

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Karumba
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Mutton Hole Wetlands Conservation Park ©

2
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, and then enjoy some diversion at Esplanade Lagoon Pool.

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

Explore your travel options from Normanton to Cairns with the Route module. Traveling from Normanton in July, you will find days in Cairns are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

5
nights
Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mareeba (Jaques Coffee Plantation & Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre) and Kuranda (Birdworld Kuranda, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Terra Nova Gallery, and get to know the resident critters at Rainforestation Nature Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Palm Cove trip itinerary maker tool .

Palm Cove is just a short distance from Cairns. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mission Beach.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kuranda, Mareeba, Trinity Beach, Rex Lookout, Yorkeys Knob Beach
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Spas

1
night
Mission Beach

Mission Beach ©
Gracing the coast along the Coral Sea, Mission Beach is a collection of villages that merged into one city.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): kick back and relax at Mission Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Helen Wiltshire Gallery, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, then do a tasting at Murdering Point Winery, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Golden Gumboot.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mission Beach trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Palm Cove to Mission Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Townsville.

Things to do in Mission Beach

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Murdering Point Winery, Golden Gumboot
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
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Mission Beach ©
Mission Beach
Skydiving
Helen Wiltshire Gallery ©
Helen Wiltshire Gallery

3
nights
Townsville

Townsville ©
Tucked snugly beneath a steep, craggy mount--known as Castle Hill--the vibrant city of Townsville is as picturesque as its backdrop.
Townsville is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at The Strand, admire the natural beauty at Queens Gardens Townsville, don't miss a visit to Jezzine Barracks, and identify plant and animal life at Billabong Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Townsville visit planning tool .

Drive from Mission Beach to Townsville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Townsville

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
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Museum of Tropical Queensland ©
Museum of Tropical Queensland
The Strand ©
The Strand
Castle Hill
Castle Hill

1
night
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Into The Blue Gallery, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Airlie Beach online driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Townsville to Airlie Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Townsville in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Airlie Beach: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yeppoon.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Yeppoon

Yeppoon ©
Yeppoon is a coastal town and locality in the Shire of Livingstone, Central Queensland, Australia. On the 26th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, then don't miss a visit to Singing Ship, and then take in the pleasant sights at Bluff Point Walking Track. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Anzac Plaza Emu Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Koorana Crocodile Farm, and then head outdoors with Yeppoon Lagoon.

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Drive from Airlie Beach to Yeppoon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Airlie Beach in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Yeppoon. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Yeppoon

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Emu Park, Koorana Crocodile Farm
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Yeppoon Lagoon ©
Yeppoon Lagoon
Singing Ship ©
Singing Ship

2
nights
Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Esplanade, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then stop by Le Petit Chocolatier.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hervey Bay online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Yeppoon to Hervey Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. July in Hervey Bay sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goondiwindi.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
The Pier ©
The Pier
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi
→←Goondiwindi is a town and a locality in the Goondiwindi Region, Queensland, Australia.. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church and then make a trip to Gunsynd The Goondiwindi Grey.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Goondiwindi road trip website .

You can drive from Hervey Bay to Goondiwindi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Dubbo.

Things to do in Goondiwindi

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

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Dubbo

Dubbo ©
Visit the city of Dubbo, the most populous urban area in the Orana Region, for an exciting and thriving multicultural city from which to explore the surrounding Great Western Plains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Dubbo travel route builder app .

Getting from Goondiwindi to Dubbo by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. July in Dubbo sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubbo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Taronga Western Plains Zoo ©
Taronga Western Plains Zoo

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