16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Exmouth
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Albany
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h
3
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Alice Springs
— 1 night
6
Katherine
— 2 nights
7
Darwin
— 2 nights
8
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Exmouth is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Singapore in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Exmouth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

1
day
Albany

Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
On the 26th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

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You can fly from Exmouth to Albany in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Exmouth in July, with highs in Albany at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

1
night
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): wander the streets of The Rocks, then take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then see a show at Sydney Opera House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Albany to Sydney in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Sydney are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

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Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

1
night
Cairns

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 29th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Muddy's Playground, look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairns road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

1
night
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
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 31st (Wed), get great views at Anzac Hill, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get all the information you need at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Alice Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in July, you will find days in Alice Springs are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): hike along Katherine Gorge, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then explore and take pictures at Katherine Outback Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs and then admire the sheer force of Edith Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Katherine tour builder website .

Fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Katherine is a bit warmer than Alice Springs - with highs of 36°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

2
nights
Darwin

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 3rd (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, make a splash at Wave Lagoon, then learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, and then examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Darwin road trip site .

You can drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Katherine in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Darwin, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum

3
nights
Broome

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

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Traveling by flight from Darwin to Broome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Darwin to Broome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Darwin in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Broome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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