Australia’s Best Outback Destinations for Your Self-Drive Escape

The good ol’ Aussie outback is one of the country’s main draw cards, offering visitors a truly unique travel experience. There’s nothing quite as special as the ‘Red Centre’ . Pencil in these outback destinations on your next itinerary to make the most of your Aussie holiday encounter:

Uluru, Northern Territory 

Perhaps one of the country’s most famous attractions, Uluru is a highlight of touring Australia and one of the most sacred indigenous sites in the country. Don’t miss out on this Australian rite of passage and certainly don’t forget to bring your camera along. You will be wowed by the fascinating terrain of the ‘Red Centre’.

Coober Pedy, South Australia

This unique outback town is carved underground and offers a once in a lifetime experience. Stay at the underground caravan park to make the most of your time in Coober Pedy! Take a tour to learn about the area.

Broken Hill, New South Wales 

Broken Hill is one of the most iconic outback destinations in New South Wales and is an isolated mining community in the far west of New South Wales near the border of South Australia. Don’t hesitate to visit the Sculpture Symposium to see a fascinating variety of sculptures crafted in 1993 by international artists.

The Kimberley, Western Australia

The West Coast of Australia is often missed off the travel itinerary but has plenty to offer in terms of outback fun. The Kimberley is arguably one of Australia’s most remote locations and is well worth a visit. Explore the beauty of Broome’s picturesque beaches and explore Purnululu National Park with its unique rock structures.

Kata Tjuta, Northern Territory 

Kata Tjuta is the second largest attraction at Uluru-Lata Tjuta National Park and consists of impressive monoliths that are best viewed at sunset. Don’t hesitate to include them in your visit to the national park.

Alice Springs, Northern Territory 

The fascinating and friendly town of Alice Springs is well worth a stopover on your Aussie outback adventure. The Desert Park is well worth exploring where you’ll have the chance to see the Spangled Grunter or Marbled Velvet Gecko. Absorb the unique atmosphere of the
town to gain insight into the remote life of the locals.
For more information on our to experience outback Australia, follow the 40 Day Cruisin’ Great Australian Outback Adventure Itinerary