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Touring Distances

TOURING DISTANCES


When planning a 4WD trip, it is important to calculate your available days and distances between major points.



The following list will help you with this important aspect of your trip.


Whenever you use a 4WD World Tour Operator, they will advise you of the relevant days and distances for the specific trip you are interested in. Contact them for further details.





































































































































































































































Destinations Kms Days’ Travel Destinations Kms Days’ Travel
Melbourne to: Sydney to:
Adelaide 731 1 Birdsville 2257 3
Birdsville 1954 2.5 Cairns 2697 3.5
Broken Hill 852 1 Broome 5235 6
Cairns 3078 4 Townsville 2351 3
Darwin 4391 5 Port Augusta 1668 2
Perth 3439 4 Alice Springs 2822 3.5
Sydney 879 1 Port Hedland 5845 7
Darwin to: Perth 4000 5
Kununurra 827 1 Innamincka 1570 2
Cairns 2835 3.5 Cairns 2697 3.5
Birdsville 2288 3 Kununurra 5018 6
Broome 1880 2.5 Adelaide to:
Katherine 315 0.5 Mt Gambier 455 1
Jabiru 226 0.5 Robe 342 0.5
Alice Springs 1490 2 Birdsville 1202 1.5
Perth to: Port Augusta 312 0.5
Albany 457 1 Broken Hill 507 1
Esperance 718 1 Alice Springs 1530 2
Geraldton 423 1 Gold Coast 2226 3
Kalgoorlie 595 1 Townsville 3178 4
Port Hedland 1778 2 Weipa 4328 5.5
Broome 2388 3 Cairns to:
Ayers Rock 3690 4.5 Birdsville 1917 2.5
Port Augusta 2376 3 Mount Isa 1232 1.5
Alice Springs to: Weipa 804 1
Halls Creek 1044 2 Geraldton 6050 7.5
Kalgoorlie 2041 3 Carnarvon 5569 7
Cairns 2411 3 Kalgoorlie 5449 6.5

Note: When travelling directly, work on 850 kms per day (approximately 9-10 hours behind the wheel).




Used with kind permission from 4x4 Australia Magazine

Copyright 1998

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