16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly to Perth, Train to Armadale Stn Platform 2, Bus to Albany
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Bus to Armadale Stn Platform 2, Train to Oats St Bus Stn Stand 1, Fly to Broome
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Broome
— 3 nights
Fly
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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Katherine
— 2 nights
Fly
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 3 nights
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Albany

— 2 nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Step out of the city life by going to Middleton Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. When in Albany, make a side trip to see Greens Pool in Denmark, approximately Denmark away. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany visit planning site.

Sydney to Albany is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Albany is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Albany when traveling from Sydney in June, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

Broome

— 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Cable Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Broome Historical Museum and Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park. There's more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Albany to Broome in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Albany in June, expect nights in Broome to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Territory Wildlife Park and Crocosaurus Cove. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Darwin Aviation Museum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, don't miss a visit to Parliament House, and explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin holiday maker site.

You can fly from Broome to Darwin in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Broome to Darwin. Traveling from Broome in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Darwin. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Katherine.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Katherine

— 2 nights
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, then trot along with Katherine Outback Experience, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nitmiluk National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Katherine trip planner.

You can drive from Darwin to Katherine in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Katherine, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Alice Springs

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, then examine the collection at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, deepen your understanding at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience, then browse the exhibits of Yubu Napa Art Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Alice Springs trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Katherine to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Katherine in July, things will get little chillier in Alice Springs: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mala Walk and Mutitjulu Waterhole. Visiting Uluru and Uluru Hiking Path will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and take in the pleasant sights at Field of Light.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder site.

You can fly from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Australia travel guide

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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.