53 days in Australia Itinerary

53 days in Australia Itinerary

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Coober Pedy
— 5 nights
2
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
3
Katherine
— 5 nights
4
Darwin
— 7 nights
5
Perth
— 7 nights
6
Esperance
— 5 nights
7
Adelaide
— 6 nights
8
Robe
— 4 nights
9
Lilydale
— 6 nights

5
nights
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
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 Old Timers Mine, go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine, take in the dramatic natural features at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Peter & Pauls underground Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy driving holiday tool.

Sydney to Coober Pedy is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 14:
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine
Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park ©
Kanku - 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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and browse the exhibits of Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Coober Pedy to Alice Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Coober Pedy in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Alice Springs, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 20:
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

5
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Step out of Katherine to go to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) and see Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, identify plant and animal life at Nitmiluk National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Katherine itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Katherine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Katherine is somewhat warmer than Alice Springs - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kakadu National Park, Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 25:
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Gunlom Waterfall Creek ©
Gunlom Waterfall Creek
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge ©
Jarrangbarnmi / Koolpin Gorge

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darwin: Magnetic Termite Mounds (in Litchfield National Park) and Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take a memorable tour with Tours, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Darwin journey builder.

You can drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Darwin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Magnetic Termite Mounds, Litchfield National Park
Find places to stay Jun 25 — Jul 2:
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Old Blythewood (in Pinjarra), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, Fremantle Markets, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Darwin to Perth by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Perth. In July, Perth is colder than Darwin - with highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Hillarys Boat Harbour, Old Blythewood, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 9:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Esperance is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park, admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive, go for a walk through The Esplanade, and stroll around Esperance Foreshore.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Esperance holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Esperance takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in July, expect nights in Esperance to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

6
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: McLaren Vale (Fox Creek Wines & Primo Estate), Seppeltsfield (Seppeltsfield & Greenock Creek Wines) and Hahndorf (The Cedars & Beerenberg Farm). Next up on the itinerary: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Langmeil Winery, learn about winemaking at National Wine Centre of Australia, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Adelaide takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Esperance to Adelaide. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Robe.

Things to do in Adelaide

Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Seppeltsfield, Greenock, Hahndorf, Cleland Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 21:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

4
nights
Robe

Robe ©
Robe is a town and fishing port located in the Limestone Coast of South Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Beachport (Susan Wilson Memorial Playground, Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum, &more) and Don Moseley Park (in Keith). There's lots more to do: do a tasting at Governor Robe Wines - The Attic House, kick back and relax at Robe Beach, don't miss a visit to Cape Dombey Obelisk, and sample the tasty concoctions at Robe Town Brewery.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Robe online route planner.

Getting from Adelaide to Robe by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lilydale.

Things to do in Robe

Parks · Fun & Games · Wineries

Side Trips

Beachport, Don Moseley Park
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Don Moseley Park ©
Don Moseley Park
Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum ©
Beachport Old Wool and Grain Store Museum
Governor Robe Wines - The Attic House ©
Governor Robe Wines - The Attic House

6
nights
Lilydale

Lilydale ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lilydale: Cowes (Tyde, Koala Conservation Centre, &more), Newhaven (Forrest Caves & National Vietnam Veterans Museum) and St. Kilda Beach (in St Kilda).

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lilydale trip app.

You can drive from Robe to Lilydale in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Robe to Lilydale, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Lilydale, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lilydale

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowes, Newhaven, Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, The Nobbies Centre, Yileena Park
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
The Nobbies Centre ©
The Nobbies Centre
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Koala Conservation Centre

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