26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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Nanango
— 4 nights
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Karumba
— 4 nights
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Darwin
— 13 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 4 nights
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Nanango

— 4 nights
Nanango is a town and locality in the South Burnett Region of Queensland, Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Church Gallery Moore and Roy Emmerson Museum. Appreciate the collections at Ringsfield House & Museum and Yarraman Heritage House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nanango: Coomba Falls (in Maidenwell) and Crows Nest National Park (in Crows Nest). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Red Fox Pittaya's Dragon Fruit Farm.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nanango journey maker tool.

Brisbane to Nanango is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Traveling from Brisbane in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nanango, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Karumba.

Things to do in Nanango

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Karumba

— 4 nights
Karumba is a town and locality in the Shire of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia. Do your shopping at Bynoe Arts Centre and Midnight Emporium. Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Mutton Hole Wetlands Conservation Park. Step out of Karumba to go to Normanton and see Krys the Crocodile, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Barramundi Discovery Centre & Hatchery Karumba.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Karumba trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nanango to Karumba in 22 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Nanango in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Karumba: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Karumba

Shopping · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Darwin

— 13 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Mason Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Adelaide River War Cemetery and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Explore Darwin's surroundings by going to Litchfield National Park (Wangi Falls & Magnetic Termite Mounds) and Batchelor Museum (in Batchelor). Spend the 7th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Aviation Museum, and get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Karumba to Darwin in 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Karumba to Darwin is minus 0.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Darwin can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 18:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and Uluru Hiking Path. There's still lots to do: hike along Kuniya Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Darwin, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.