25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia sightseeing planner

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
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Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly
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Broome
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fitzroy Crossing
— 1 night
Drive
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Halls Creek
— 1 night
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Kununurra
— 2 nights
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Timber Creek
— 1 night
Drive
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Katherine
— 1 night
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Daly Waters
— 1 night
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
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Drive to Darwin, Fly to The Granites, Bus to Coober Pedy
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Coober Pedy
— 2 nights
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Port Augusta
— 1 night
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Morgan
— 1 night
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Balranald
— 1 night
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Narrandera
— 1 night
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 2 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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light, explore and take pictures at Uluru, and trek along Kuniya Walk.

To find maps and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Canberra to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Canberra in May: high temperatures in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Darwin.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Darwin

— 3 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.
Spend the 10th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, and stroll through Crocosaurus Cove.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Darwin holiday maker tool.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and finally make a trip to Gantheaume Point. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at The Courthouse Collection, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park, and finally get great views at The Roebuck Bay Lookout.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Broome vacation builder website.

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Darwin to Broome. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Darwin in May since evenings lows in Broome dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Fitzroy Crossing

— 1 night
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. On the 15th (Sun), stop by Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio and then explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fitzroy Crossing day trip website.

Getting from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Halls Creek

— 1 night
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Russian Jack Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Palm Springs Nature Reserve, and then explore the striking landscape at China Wall.

Before you visit Halls Creek, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Halls Creek

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Kununurra

— 2 nights
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
On the 17th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, then stroll through Kangaroo Haven, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, and finally explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park.

To plan Kununurra vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Halls Creek to Kununurra by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. May in Kununurra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Timber Creek.

Things to do in Kununurra

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Timber Creek

— 1 night
Timber Creek is an isolated small town on the banks of the Victoria River in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at Timber Creek Police Station and Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Nackeroo Lookout.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Timber Creek day trip site.

You can drive from Kununurra to Timber Creek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (ACST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Timber Creek

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Katherine

— 1 night
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The Katherine Museum and Gardens, view the masterpieces at Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery, and then explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Katherine road trip website.

You can drive from Timber Creek to Katherine in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Katherine

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Daly Waters

— 1 night
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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Daly Waters trip itinerary site.

Getting from Katherine to Daly Waters by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 4 nights
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Ubirr, explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock, stroll through Mamukala Billabong, and identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water Cruises.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Daly Waters to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Coober Pedy

— 2 nights
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Umoona Opal Mine & Museum, stroll through Josephine's Gallery and Kangaroo Orphanage, then examine the collection at Faye's Underground Home, and finally examine the collection at Old Timers Mine. Keep things going the next day: go deep underground at Tom's Working Opal Mine, don't miss a visit to Dog Fence, then admire nature's extreme beauty at Kanku - Breakaways Conservation Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Coober Pedy takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · 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.
On the 28th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, take in nature's colorful creations at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, then take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, and finally brush up on your military savvy at RSL Military Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Augusta attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Coober Pedy to Port Augusta with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Morgan.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Morgan

— 1 night
Morgan is a town in South Australia on the right bank of the Murray River, just downstream of where it turns from flowing roughly westwards to roughly southwards. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hike along Morgan Conservation Park and then see the interesting displays at Morgan Museum.

You can plan Morgan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Morgan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Balranald.

Things to do in Morgan

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Balranald

— 1 night
Balranald is a town and local government area (see Balranald Shire) in the Riverina district of New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mungo National Park.

Plan my day in Balranald using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Morgan to Balranald takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Narrandera.

Things to do in Balranald

Nature · Parks

Narrandera

— 1 night
Narrandera until around 1949 also spelled "Narandera", is a town located in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Koala Reserve, get engrossed in the history at Tiger Moth Memorial, don't miss a visit to The Royal Doulton Hankinson Memorial Fountain, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Talbot, and finally make a splash at Lake Talbot Swimming Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Narrandera itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Balranald to Narrandera takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Narrandera

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.

South Australia travel guide

4.5
Wineries & Vineyards · Nature & Parks · Gardens
Largely arid or semi-arid in terms of its climate and geography, South Australia nevertheless boasts several picturesque mountain ranges and grasslands, particularly in its coastal region. Founded in 1836 as a planned colonial province rather than a penal settlement, South Australia has a slightly different modern history than Australia’s other states. Economically prosperous and culturally rich, South Australia boasts a confident, easygoing personality.