32 days in Australia Itinerary

32 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Katherine
— 1 day
Drive
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Kununurra
— 11 nights
Drive
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Derby
— 9 nights
Fly to Brisbane International Airport, Drive to Lennox Head

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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 5 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: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, take in the pleasant sights at Mala Walk, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, and don't miss a visit to Field of Light.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planner.

Lennox Head to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time, which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. When traveling from Lennox Head in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 17°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Darwin.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Darwin

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a splash at Wave Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, Darwin is a bit warmer than Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks

Katherine

— 1 day
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 13th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Katherine road trip website.

Getting from Darwin to Katherine by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in April, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Katherine. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kununurra.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Kununurra

— 11 nights
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kununurra: Wyndham (The Grotto & Five Rivers Lookout). Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at El Questro Wilderness Park. On the 18th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kangaroo Haven, take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Keep River National Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kununurra attractions planner.

Getting from Katherine to Kununurra by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Katherine to Kununurra is minus 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Derby

— 9 nights
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Step out of Derby with an excursion to Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay--about 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Norval Gallery, cast your line with Fish N Trips Sport Fishing Charters, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Derby Goal, and get engrossed in the history at Wharfingers House Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Derby trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Derby by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly. April in Derby sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Derby

Museums · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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.