29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Darwin
— 2 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
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Katherine
— 2 nights
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Broome
— 10 nights

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Darwin

Darwin ©

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, then examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Darwin Aviation Museum, then get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Darwin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Darwin is 4 hours. In July in Darwin, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Wildlife Area
Crocosaurus Cove
4.1
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.5

4
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maguk Gorge and Mamukala Billabong. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yellow Water Cruises and Anbangbang Billabong. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Ubirr, take in the dramatic natural features at Nourlangie Rock, take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Katherine.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Must see
Maguk Gorge
4.8

2
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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with Katherine Outback Experience and then take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then explore the striking landscape of Katherine Hot Springs.

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Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Katherine can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Must see
Edith Falls
4.6
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Horseback Riding Tour
Katherine Outback Experience
4.9

2
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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, examine the collection at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Talapi, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip maker tool.

You can fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in August, things will get slightly colder in Alice Springs: highs are around 27°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alice Springs School of the Air Experience
4.7
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Must see
Mount Gillen
5.0

3
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mala Walk and Kuniya Walk. Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Walpa Gorge. There's still lots to do: hike along Uluru Hiking Path, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Kuniya Walk
4.8
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Must see
Uluru
4.6
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Must see
Walpa Gorge
4.4

2
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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, then look for all kinds of wild species at Billy Tea Safaris, then tour the depths of the sea with Down Under Cruise & Dive, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Peter Jarver Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Opal Reef and Agincourt Reef. Get outdoors at Safaris and Reef Sprinter. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre, get great views at Flagstaff Hill Lookout, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cairns to Port Douglas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Opal Reef
4.7
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Must see
Safaris
4.9

10
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Broome

Broome ©

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Roebuck Bay. Visiting Staircase To The Moon and Reddell Beach will get you outdoors. see Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Broome trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Broome in 11.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Broome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Port Douglas in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Broome, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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