29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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Darwin
— 2 nights
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 4 nights
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Katherine
— 2 nights
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 2 nights
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
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Broome
— 10 nights

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Darwin

Darwin ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park, then examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Darwin Aviation Museum, then get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Darwin itinerary builder.

Bengaluru, India to Darwin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Darwin is 4 hours. In July in Darwin, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maguk Gorge and Anbangbang Billabong. Do some cultural sightseeing at Yellow Water Cruises and Mirray Lookout. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Anbangbang Rock Shelter, look for all kinds of wild species at Mamukala Billabong, delve into the distant past at Ubirr, and trek along Bardedjilidji Walk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Yellow Water Cruises ©
Yellow Water Cruises
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

2
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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with Katherine Outback Experience and then take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then explore the striking landscape of Katherine Hot Springs.

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Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Katherine can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

2
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Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, examine the collection at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Talapi, examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and finally get great views at Anzac Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip maker tool.

You can fly from Katherine to Alice Springs in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in August, things will get slightly colder in Alice Springs: highs are around 27°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alice Springs School of the Air Experience ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mala Walk and Uluru Hiking Path. Take a break from the city and head to Uluru and Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Walpa Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

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Cairns

Cairns ©

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, then look for all kinds of wild species at Billy Tea Safaris, then tour the depths of the sea with Down Under Cruise & Dive, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Peter Jarver Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cairns sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or 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 warmer nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Billy Tea Safaris ©
Billy Tea Safaris
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Opal Reef and Flagstaff Hill Lookout. Get outdoors at Safaris and Mossman Gorge Centre. Next up on the itinerary: race across the water with Reef Sprinter, get to know the resident critters at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Agincourt Reef.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas attractions planner.

You can drive from Cairns to Port Douglas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Opal Reef ©
Opal Reef
Safaris

10
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Broome

Broome ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Roebuck Bay. Visiting Staircase To The Moon and Reddell Beach will get you outdoors. see Off-Road Tours. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Broome trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Port Douglas to Broome in 11.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Port Douglas to Broome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Port Douglas in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Broome, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
SSJG Heritage Centre Broome ©
SSJG Heritage Centre Broome
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory

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