The Best Times Of Year To Travel The Australian Outback
The Australian Outback is very beautiful. But it must be respected. And that means ensuring that you are in the right part of Outback Australia at the right time of year. This is our guide to knowing what the best time of year to visit the Australian outback is.
|Best time to travel|
|OK time to travel|
|DO NOT travel|
Australian Ideal Travel Times Matrix
|Vic High Country|
|WA & SA South Coast|
New South Wales
NSW is generally safe at all times of year, although the western regions can get quite hot during summer.
Alice Springs & Ayres Rock / Uluru
The ideal time to travel into the red centre (Alice Springs, Ayers Rock / Uluru) is between June and November.
Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks
The ideal time to travel in the Kakadu & Litchfield National Parks is between April and October.
The ideal time to travel throughout Cape York is from May to October.
The ideal time to travel on Fraser Island is from April to October, however Fraser Island is generally safe to travel to all year around.
The ideal time to travel in the Simpson Desert is during the middle of winter from May to September, as the weather is cool to mild during the day, however can get extremely cold during the night.
The ideal time to travel throughout Tasmania is between October and April, however Tasmania is generally safe throughout the whole year pending the amount of rain that falls in the wet season.
The High Country
The ideal time to travel in the Victorian High Country is between December and April. Tracks can be closed between June and October, so it's best to call Parks Victoria to see what tracks are open.
The ideal time to travel in the Kimberley is between May and September.
South Coast Beaches (including SA Bight)
The ideal time to travel the southern SA and WA beaches is between October and April, however any time of year is safe.
Monday, 12 November 2012 at 6:29 PM