60 days in Australia Itinerary

60 days in Australia Itinerary

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Lancelin
— 3 nights
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Drive to Perth International Airport, Fly to Learmonth Airport, Drive to Ningaloo
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Ningaloo
— 1 day
Drive to Learmonth Airport, Fly to Broome International Airport
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Broome
— 2 nights
Fly to Kununurra, Bus to Purnululu National Park
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Purnululu National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Katherine
— 2 nights
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Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mataranka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
Drive
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Litchfield National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Charles Eaton Drive, Fly to Cairns
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Cairns
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape Tribulation
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mossman
— 3 nights
Drive
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Orpheus Island
— 2 nights
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Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bowen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fraser Island
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Drive
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Innisfail
— 1 night
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Magnetic Island
— 2 nights
Ferry to Breakwater Ferry Terminal, Drive to Cooktown
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Cooktown
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Drive
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Port Douglas
— 3 nights
Fly to Hamilton Island, Ferry to Airlie Beach
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Airlie Beach
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Daydream Island
— 2 nights
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Hamilton Island
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Bundaberg
— 3 nights
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Drive to River Heads, Ferry to Kingfisher Bay, Fraser Island, Drive to Fraser Island

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Lancelin

— 3 nights
Lancelin is a small fishing and tourist town 127 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Nambung National Park and Badgingarra National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery and Back Beach. When in Lancelin, make a side trip to see The Pinnacles Desert in Cervantes, approximately Cervantes away.

Plan trip to Lancelin with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Rottnest Island to Lancelin is an approximately 4-hour travel. In August in Lancelin, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Lancelin

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo

— 1 day
On the 22nd (Thu), see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ningaloo trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lancelin to Ningaloo. Traveling from Lancelin in August, things will get a bit warmer in Ningaloo: highs are around 31°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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 23rd (Fri), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, then examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Broome online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Ningaloo to Broome with the Route module. Traveling from Ningaloo in August, expect nights in Broome to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Purnululu National Park

— 3 nights
On the 26th (Mon), stroll through Purnululu National Park Walking Trails. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Purnululu National Park road trip tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Purnululu National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to Katherine.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Katherine

— 2 nights
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then don't miss a visit to Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre, then browse the exhibits of MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft, and finally take a pleasant ride with Katherine Outback Experience. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nitmiluk National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Katherine, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Purnululu National Park to Katherine in 10 hours. Traveling from Purnululu National Park to Katherine, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Katherine, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Katherine

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Nitmiluk National Park. On the next day, Head underground at Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, explore the striking landscape of Katherine Hot Springs, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Katherine trip maker site.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mataranka.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Mataranka

— 2 nights
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bitter Springs. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Elsey Cemetery National Reserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Mataranka Falls, and then stroll around Elsey National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Bitter Springs, then hike along Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Botanic Walk.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mataranka trip planning app.

Drive from Katherine to Mataranka in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

— 1 night
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 4th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Anbangbang Billabong and then explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Bardedjilidji Walk and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Mataranka to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) takes 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Florence Falls, then explore the striking landscape of Buley Rockhole, and then explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Termite Mounds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Robin Falls, see the interesting displays at Adelaide River Railway Museum, then stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery, and finally take in the views from Adelaide River Railway Bridg.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Litchfield National Park trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. September in Litchfield National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cairns

— 2 nights

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 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Josephine Falls, then admire the sheer force of Crystal Cascades, then learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Monica's Cathedral. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns trip planning app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Litchfield National Park to Cairns in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Litchfield National Park to Cairns due to the time zone difference. In September, Cairns is a bit cooler than Litchfield National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Cape Tribulation.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Cape Tribulation

— 2 nights
A lush headland that's part of the forested Daintree Region, Cape Tribulation was so named by Lieutenant--later Captain--Cook in 1770, when his ship ran aground in the area.
On the 11th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Daintree National Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cape Tribulation Beach and then experience rural life at Cape Trib Farm.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cape Tribulation road trip website.

Drive from Cairns to Cape Tribulation in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cape Tribulation are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mossman.

Things to do in Cape Tribulation

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Mossman

— 3 nights
Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): do a tasting at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Whyanbeel Arboretum and then explore the striking landscape at Mount Lewis National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mossman trip website.

Getting from Cape Tribulation to Mossman by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mossman can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orpheus Island.

Things to do in Mossman

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

Orpheus Island

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Orpheus Island National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orpheus Island itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Mossman to Orpheus Island in 9 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You'll set off for Whitsunday Island on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Orpheus Island

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Whitsunday Island

— 2 nights
On the 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hill Inlet. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Whitsunday Island journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Orpheus Island to Whitsunday Island. Traveling from Orpheus Island in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Whitsunday Island, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Airlie Beach

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Proserpine Museum, then hike along Whitsunday Great Walk, and then kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Whitsunday Island to Airlie Beach by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. When traveling from Whitsunday Island in September, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Airlie Beach: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bowen.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Bowen

— 2 nights
Bowen is a coastal town and locality in the Whitsunday Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at The Big Mango, take an in-depth tour of Bowen Historical Society and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Horseshoe Bay, and finally stroll through Grays Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): head off the coast to Gloucester Island National Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hydeaway Bay Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bowen trip planner.

Getting from Airlie Beach to Bowen by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Airlie Beach in September, Bowen is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Bowen

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Fraser Island

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Wanggoolba Creek and then delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fraser Island online trip builder.

You can drive from Bowen to Fraser Island in 13 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Innisfail.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Innisfail

— 1 night
Innisfail a town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region in Far North Queensland, Australia. On the 27th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Ellinjaa Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Helen Wiltshire Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Wooroonooran National Park, then experience rural life at Mungalli Creek Dairy Farm, and then take an in-depth tour of Australian Sugar Industry Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Innisfail trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Fraser Island to Innisfail in 18 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Innisfail

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Magnetic Island

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tour the water at your own pace with Big Mama Sailing, then enjoy the sand and surf at Geoffrey Bay, and then admire all the interesting features of Magnetic Island Forts Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): choose your vessel at Pilgrim Sailing, take an in-depth tour of Magnetic Island Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Nelly Bay to Arcadia Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Magnetic Island road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Innisfail to Magnetic Island. In September, daytime highs in Magnetic Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cooktown.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Cooktown

— 1 night
Cooktown is a small town and locality in the Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Grassy Hill, contemplate the long history of Cooktown History Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Finch Bay, then take an in-depth tour of James Cook Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cooktown War Memorial. On your second day here, experience rural life at Alkoomie Station, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Mountain National Park, then admire the sheer force of Trevethan Falls, and finally take a memorable tour with Great Northern Tours.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Cooktown online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Magnetic Island to Cooktown takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Cooktown

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Four Mile Beach, then explore the galleries of Studio 49 Artisan Gallery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Port Douglas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Cooktown to Port Douglas in 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Port Douglas can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Airlie Beach

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Whitsundays

On the 6th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Proserpine Museum, then hike along Whitsunday Great Walk, and then step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach road trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Port Douglas to Airlie Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Port Douglas in October: highs in Airlie Beach hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Daydream Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Daydream Island

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Daydream Island Living Reef.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Daydream Island trip itinerary tool.

Explore your travel options from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You will leave for Hamilton Island on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Daydream Island

Wildlife · Parks

Hamilton Island

— 3 nights
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Go-Kart Racing Track, explore the galleries of Hamilton Island Art Gallery, and then kick back and relax at Catseye Beach.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Daydream Island to Hamilton Island. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in October, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bundaberg.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Bundaberg

— 3 nights
Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Palace Backpackers Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Burrum Heads Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Fairymead House Sugar History Museum, see the interesting displays at Hinkler Hall of Aviation, and then kick back and relax at Woodgate Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bundaberg tour website.

Fly from Hamilton Island to Bundaberg in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Hamilton Island in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Bundaberg, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bundaberg

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Australia travel guide

4.7
Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.

Kimberley Region travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Geologic Formations · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Three times larger than England, with a population of less than 40,000, the Kimberley region – spread over Australia's entire north-western corner – is one of the world's last wilderness frontiers. Here you'll find prolific wildlife, majestic canyons, freshwater swimming holes and several outback stations, as well as one of Australia's greatest 4WD road trips. Despite the area's remoteness, it's also a place of great food, luxury accommodation, friendly locals and one of the most romantic beach towns on Earth. The Kimberley region's major gateway is the outback beach town of Broome, famous for its 22 kilometre (14 mile) long strip of white sand, Cable Beach, and the daily camel trains that trail along it at sunset.

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Kakadu National Park travel guide

4.3
World heritage site · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Geologic Formations
In Australia's biggest national park you'll find rugged escarpments, lush rainforest and rock art galleries up to 20,000 years old. Learn about Aboriginal culture from traditional owners the Bininj/Mungguy people, take in thundering waterfalls and witness millions of migratory birds among the wetlands. Experience Kakadu's magic in six dramatically different seasons. International flights arrive directly into Darwin from many global hubs. From the airport it's about a three hour drive by car to Kakadu National Park. Follow the Nature's Way route from Darwin for a longer adventure through the Top End.

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Daintree Region travel guide

4.1
Wildlife Areas · Nightlife · River Rafting & Tubing
Located in the northeastern corner of the state of Queensland, the Daintree Region contains the largest continuous area of tropical rainforest in Australia. The forest runs as far as the region’s coastline and is part of a number of heritage sites and national parks. The area boasts significant biodiversity, with frogs, reptiles, marsupials, and a variety of bird species making the region their home.

Whitsunday Islands travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas
Set at the heart of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Islands remain one of the most popular yachting destinations in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting over half a million travelers each year. Made up of 74 mainly uninhabited islands--only five boast resorts and several more allow camping--this exotic tropical getaway mesmerizes visitors with warm turquoise waters hugged by some of the finest beaches in the world. A trip to Whitsunday Islands is a feast for the senses. Sailing, kayaking, and power boating rank among the top things to do in Whitsunday Islands, next to diving and snorkeling, providing a chance to explore the seaways, pristine beaches, and secluded coves.