19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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Newman
— 1 night
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Broome
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kununurra
— 1 night
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Darwin
— 6 nights
Drive
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
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Coober Pedy
— 1 night
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Eucla
— 2 nights
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Newman

— 1 night
Newman, originally named Mount Newman until 1981, is a town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Radio Hill Lookout.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Newman trip builder app.

Perth to Newman is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Perth in January, expect Newman to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.
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Broome

— 2 nights

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.
On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Broome day trip planning website.

Drive from Newman to Broome in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Newman in January, expect nights in Broome to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Kununurra

— 1 night
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
On the 16th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kununurra online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Broome to Kununurra takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In January in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Darwin.

Things to do in Kununurra

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

Darwin

— 6 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.
Bring the kids along to Darwin Waterfront and Wave Lagoon. Step out of Darwin to go to Berry Springs and see Territory Wildlife Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocosaurus Cove, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, stroll around Leanyer Recreation Park, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin day trip planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Darwin by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Kununurra to Darwin. When traveling from Kununurra in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Darwin: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Alice Springs

— 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, see the interesting displays at The Residency, then take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, and finally take an exotic tour of Wayoutback Australian Safaris. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, then stroll through Alice Springs Reptile Centre, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and finally stroll through Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs holiday builder website.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in January, you will find days in Alice Springs are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are little chillier (25°C). You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Coober Pedy

— 1 night
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Old Timers Mine and then explore the fascinating landscape at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Coober Pedy driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Port Augusta

— 1 night
A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Port Augusta travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Coober Pedy in January: high temperatures in Port Augusta hover around 35°C and lows are around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Eucla.
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Eucla

— 2 nights
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eucla Jetty, then contemplate the long history of Old Telegraph Station, and then make a trip to Bunda Cliffs.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Eucla road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Eucla takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. You will leave for home on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Eucla

Historic Sites

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.