44 days in Australia Itinerary

44 days in Australia Itinerary

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Sydney
— 4 nights
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Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly
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Albany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Exmouth
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Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive to Onslow, Fly to Broome
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Broome
— 3 nights
Fly
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Darwin
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 6 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Alice Springs
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cairns
— 6 nights
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Sydney — 4 nights

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sydney Opera House and The Rocks. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Manly Scenic Walkway and Anzac Memorial. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Rocks Discovery Museum, take in the waterfront at Cockle Bay Wharf, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Head Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney route planner.

If you are flying in from Guatemala, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to fly to Kangaroo Island.
Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Kangaroo Island — 3 nights

Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuary and Remarkable Rocks. Get in touch with nature at Kangaroo Island Marine Adventures and Kelly Hill Caves. There's more to do: examine the collection at Hope Cottage and enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Kangaroo Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) is minus 0.5 hours. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to Albany.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

Albany — 3 nights

Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ellen Cove Boardwalk. Explore hidden gems such as National Anzac Centre and Elephant Rocks. Step out of Albany to go to Denmark and see Singlefile Wines, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the activities along Kalgan River and contemplate the long history of The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Albany trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Albany in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, and train. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Margaret River — 4 nights

A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Wine Tours & Tastings and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Jewel Cave and Lake Cave. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Naturaliste Charters (in Dunsborough). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Exmouth.
Parks · Tours · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 3:

Exmouth — 3 nights

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the activities along Yardie Creek and then stroll through Turquoise Bay. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Exmouth online journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Broome.
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Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Broome — 3 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cable Beach and Gantheaume Point. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park. There's more to do: get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Exmouth to Broome takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Exmouth in July: high temperatures in Broome hover around 35°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Darwin.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Darwin — 3 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Crocosaurus Cove and Territory Wildlife Park. Defence of Darwin Experience and Darwin Aviation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Darwin online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Broome to Darwin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Darwin when traveling from Broome in July, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Tours
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 6 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Yellow Water Cruises and Anbangbang Billabong are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Ubirr and Bardedjilidji Walk. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Gunlom Waterfall Creek, stroll through Kubara, take in the dramatic natural features at Arnhem Land Escarpment, and take some stellar pictures from Anbangbang Rock Shelter.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) travel route app.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 18:

Alice Springs — 2 nights

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, see the interesting displays at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, and then stroll through The Kangaroo Sanctuary. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alice Springs Desert Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Alice Springs online travel planner.

Getting from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Alice Springs by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park — 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga and Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. Get some cultural insight at Mala Walk and Lungkata Walk. There's lots more to do: hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and stroll through Kuniya Walk.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Port Douglas.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Port Douglas — 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mossman Gorge Centre and Opal Reef. Get outdoors at Agincourt Reef and Boat Tours & Water Sports. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and stroll through Four Mile Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Port Douglas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to 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 much warmer nights in Port Douglas, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Cairns.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Cairns — 6 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum and Samurai Gallery Australia. Visit Palm Cove Beach and Yorkeys Knob Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of Cairns to go to Kuranda and see Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cattana Wetlands, and contemplate the waterfront views at Centenary Lakes - Cairns Botanic Gardens.

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You can drive from Port Douglas to Cairns in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Cairns sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:

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.