32 days in Adelaide, Perth & Darwin Itinerary

32 days in Adelaide, Perth & Darwin Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Adelaide
— 15 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Perth
— 10 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Darwin
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Melbourne

15
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Adelaide: Greenock (Murray Street Vineyards & Kalleske Wines), Tanunda (Rockford Winery, Langmeil Winery, &more) and Marananga (Torbreck Vintners & Tscharke's Place). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of Migration Museum, get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum, and explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia.

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Melbourne to Adelaide is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne to Adelaide, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Adelaide can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Tanunda, Port Adelaide, Glenelg, Marananga
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

10
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Mandurah (Dolphin Quay & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Markets, &more) and Rockingham (Floating Rock Sphere & Penguin Island). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Getting from Adelaide to Perth by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Perth due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Adelaide, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Rockingham, Hillarys, Adventure World
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
nights
Darwin

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.
Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Litchfield National Park in Batchelor--about 1h 10 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.Plan_for_a_day_of_cool_family_friendly_fun_on_the_day_at Darwin Waterfront. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

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Traveling by flight from Perth to Darwin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in January, Darwin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory ©
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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