6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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Wagga Wagga
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Hay
Drive
3
Mildura
— 1 night
Drive
4
Port Pirie
Drive
5
Woomera
Drive
6
Coober Pedy
— 1 night
Drive
7
Yulara
Fly
8
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly
9
Tennant Creek
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10
Daly Waters
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11
Katherine
— 1 night
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12
Litchfield National Park
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13
Darwin
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14
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Sydney

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Wagga Wagga

The town of Wagga Wagga has an abnormally high percentage of athletic success.
For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Wagga Wagga trip planning app.

Sydney to Wagga Wagga is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Wagga Wagga to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 6°C. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Hay.
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Hay

Hay is a town in the western Riverina region of south western New South Wales, Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden.

To find out how to plan a trip to Hay, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Wagga Wagga to Hay by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mildura.
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Mildura — 1 night

The supplier of 80 percent of Victoria's grapes, Mildura is an integral part of the Australian wine industry.
For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mildura travel route app.

Drive from Hay to Mildura in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Mildura sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will leave for Port Pirie on the 17th (Tue).
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Port Pirie

Port Pirie is the sixth most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Whyalla, Murray Bridge and Port Lincoln. For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Pirie trip planning website.

You can drive from Mildura to Port Pirie in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mildura to Port Pirie, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Port Pirie are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You'll set off for Woomera on the 17th (Tue).
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Woomera

Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide. On the 17th (Tue), examine the collection at Woomera Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Woomera trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Port Pirie to Woomera takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Woomera sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coober Pedy.
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Coober Pedy — 1 night

The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip planner.

Drive from Woomera to Coober Pedy in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for Yulara on the 18th (Wed).
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Yulara

Yulara takes its name from the local Aboriginal words for "howling" and "dingoes," which conveys the town's isolated location in the Outback.
On the 18th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on Uluru Camel Tours and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yulara trip planner.

Drive from Coober Pedy to Yulara in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Yulara are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can fly to Alice Springs.
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Alice Springs — 1 night

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yulara to Alice Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Tennant Creek.
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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 19th (Thu), make a trip to Tennant Creek Telegraph Station.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek online holiday planner.

Getting from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, Tennant Creek is a bit warmer than Alice Springs - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Daly Waters.
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Daly Waters

Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Daly Waters day trip tool.

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Daly Waters in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for Katherine on the 19th (Thu).
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Katherine — 1 night

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine road trip site.

Drive from Daly Waters to Katherine in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Litchfield National Park.
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Litchfield National Park

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Litchfield National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Katherine to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Katherine in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Litchfield National Park. You will leave for Darwin on the 20th (Fri).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Mindil Beach.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Darwin itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Litchfield National Park to Darwin with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Darwin are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 1 night

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Australia travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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Kakadu National Park travel guide

4.3
World heritage site · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Geologic Formations
In Australia's biggest national park you'll find rugged escarpments, lush rainforest and rock art galleries up to 20,000 years old. Learn about Aboriginal culture from traditional owners the Bininj/Mungguy people, take in thundering waterfalls and witness millions of migratory birds among the wetlands. Experience Kakadu's magic in six dramatically different seasons. International flights arrive directly into Darwin from many global hubs. From the airport it's about a three hour drive by car to Kakadu National Park. Follow the Nature's Way route from Darwin for a longer adventure through the Top End.

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